Reporting to the Director of Emergency Room Services or the Nurse Manager of Emergency Room Services, the RN has shift accountability for the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health of patients from neonatal to geriatric which are assigned to his/her care. The RN must utilize specialized knowledge and skills in the application of nursing process skills to effect managed care. Able to provide competent care for patients throughout the life span, from infancy through geriatric. Care provider must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient s age group. Care provider must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span; must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient s status in order to identify each patient s age specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient population.
Schedule Notes:13 weeks
Skills: ACLS – Required BLS – Required PALS – Required Primary Source On-Line Verification – Required Rn License – Required TNCC – Highly desired
Education: ER RN
Current TX License or Compact License