Overview

Assesses patients on admission within specified time frames to include consideration of physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs Reassess each patients health needs whenever warranted b the patients condition and at least every shift utilizing the nursing processes after obtaining a systematic database Establishes a plan of care based on indefinite data from all appropriate sources Reviews and updates the plan of care for each assigned patient utilizing data obtained from reassessments. Administers oral, topical the parental medications utilizing the 7 rights Assesses and documents effectiveness/untoward effects of medications and treatments. Performs treatments and procedures with consideration of common nursing practice, hospital policy and procedure, sterile technique, standard precautions and patient privacy Documents response to care and addresses pain management, discharge planning needs, educations and progress towards goals. Documents in a legible and accurate manner to include date and time of entry, signature, and title. Educates patient/family based on his/her assessed needs and uses Krames where appropriate Interprets or analyzes diagnostic data and reports, and intervenes appropriately Promptly communicates change in patients clinical condition to physicians and other health care team members as appropriate. Uses SBAR communication for all handoffs Demonstrates consideration of patient rights including confidentiality, safety and patient participation in plan of care Evaluates and documents patient care provided and the effectiveness of patient teaching Participates in multidisciplinary care planning Demonstrates knowledge of application criteria for restrains and the ability to manage patients in restraints per policy Follows the National Patient Safety Goals Follows hospital policy on use of two patient identifiers Understands Disaster Plan and own role Understands how to activate the Rapid Response Team Completes orientation to Life Safety Standards – Code Blue, Code Pink (infant abduction, Haz Mat Spills, Code Red (Fire), Oxygen shut off valve. Follows hospital infection control policies. Demonstrates knowledge of blood transfusion policy and documentation Understand the Chain of Command and accesses it appropriately Follows guidelines for Core Measures and Vaccine protocol Washes hand before and after each patient contact Possesses necessary skills and experience to perform advance patient assessment at unit specific time frames and prioritizes and reprioritizes patient needs when necessary Has experience in caring for patients across the age continuum from birth to geriatric age groups Possesses necessary skills, competencies and education to respond to minor to life threatening illness or injury Completes the ED skills checklist prior to completion of 1st scheduled shift Exhibits an understanding of the patient flow through ED including Rapid medicine Evaluation (RME) Is able to perform all necessary nursing activities related to admission/discharge Learns and uses the chain of command within the ED Understands the teaching/physician residency model for the ED Possesses skill and knowledge base to safely administer high risk medications following hospital/ED policy
Schedule Notes:All Positions are for NOC_x000D_
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Skills: ACLSBLSCA RN LicenseMAB or CPI Cert_x000D_
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TNCC OR ATCNPALS_x000D_
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2 years Recent ER experience in acute care facility & 1 yr Travel exp_x000D_
5 – NIGHT SHIFT_x000D_
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