The Emergency Department Registered Nurse is a member of the Emergency Services team and works closely with the Emergency Department Physician to provide appropriate and timely treatment to all patients who present to this department for care. The ED RN has the ability to maintain order and flow during peak patient surges, respond to multiple demands with integrity and persistence, prioritize duties according to their critical nature and achieve desired outcomes for our patient population. The ED RN contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through participating in performance improvement techniques that provide positive outcomes. The ED RN will assist in other hospital nursing areas as low census permits.
Required Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current California RN license required. Current CPR, ACLS, and PALS required. TNCC is required, or willing to obtain within six months of employment. NRP and STABLE required, or willing to obtain with in twelve months.
Preferred Education: Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN).
Experience: Minimum of one year ED or critical care nursing experience within the last five years preferred. Willing to train exceptional candidate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of ED nursing care including but not limited to administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others. The Emergency Department Registered Nurse will be required to successfully complete competencies for this position. This includes but is not limited to Five-Level Triage Acuity Scoring, Conscious Sedation, Malignant Hyperthermia, EZ-IO placement, Medication Administration and Restraints.