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ER RN (day & night positions)

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Hoisington, Kansas
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Description

The Emergency Room RN provides general nursing care to patients, contributing to the total patient care program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides total patient care according to established standards, policies and procedures
  • Admit patients to the Emergency Department, assess needs, identify nursing problems and establishes priorities of care needed to return the patient to optimal health
  • Makes initial patient contact, observes the patient’s condition and vital signs, assesses and records observations in the patient’s chart and relays those findings to the covering provider.
  • Assists providers with treatments and procedures during the patient stay
  • Prepare patients for examination, obtain equipment needed for treatment, carry out ordered treatments, document treatments and outcomes and instruct the patient on follow up care/appointments.
  • Transcribes and reviews physician orders and assures that necessary arrangements are made with other patient care departments, as ordered
  • Prepares, administers and records medications, IV solutions and establishes IV access
  • Provided patient and family instruction and education regarding the patient’s care throughout the ER stay and upon discharge
  • Attends and participates in in-service education programs and other educational meetings as well as unit meetings
  • May perform additional duties, as requested or required

KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE

Must be an RN with a current Kansas state license.  BLS, ACLS and a minimum of one year of acute nursing experience are required.

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