Position Description: 1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Care of emergency patients, age: birth to death, trauma, cardiac, respiratory, surgical, pediatric, stroke, general medical. Triage using ESI, assessment and identification of immediate needs, IV, cardiac monitoring, blood draw, administer medications, trauma resuscitation, codes, patient teaching,
2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)Cerner for charting with exception of stroke, codes, trauma–paper flowsheet, level one, ranger, cardiac monitor, defibrillator, Omnicell
3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Prefer 2 years ED nursing with travel experience but will consider other based on resume/references
4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)
CPR, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NIHSS
5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
3-12 hour shifts based on needs of the department. Usually either mid-shift 11-11 or 1-1 OR 7p-7a shift
weekends required, every other or every third/again based on needs of the department
No call time required, ED does not require working alone
6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
Usually not unless in response to codes
7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
23 bed ED with 5+surge area
8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)
standard 4:1, critical care 1:1 or 2:1
9. Dress Code:
Navy Blue scrubs, non slip shoes,
10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
first day with educator- no exceptions -based on availability and 2-12 hour shifts with preceptor on the unit
Must follow guidelines for use of PPE: N95 with PUI/Covid and face shield use with all patient care
Comments: This will be primarily a night shift, but must may need to be flexible with scheduling.