Registered Nurse (RN) ER - FT - Mid Shift

Nursing (RN and LVN) Edinburg, Texas


Description

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides planned, skilled nursing care for patients in the critical period of the ED services.  Provides continuous patient surveillance for early recognition and immediate response to medical or surgical complications that may arise in any patient condition.

 

POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School/GED required
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required
  • Current registered nurse’s license in the State of Texas required
  • Current BLS certification
  • ACLS and PALS certification within 12 months of hire.
  • TNCC within 18 months of hire.
  • ENPC Recommended within 18 months of hire
  • Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
  • Prefer hospital experience

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE­:

  • One (1) – two (2) years of Emergency Room experience preferred.
  • Require constant and frequent judgment and response, occasionally in response to disasters or emergencies, actual events or drills.
  • Exhibits tact, enthusiasm, and patience.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • High degree of competency/experience in general.
  • Requires good communication and organizational skills.
  • Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practice
  • Ensures that care is delivered to each patient in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, and ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice.
  • Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of DHR and the department.
  • Provides effective and efficient patient care management.
  • Demonstrates strong and effective managerial techniques/skills in established lines of authority.
  • Maintains professional competence by participating in continuing education and other learning experiences.
  • Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies and personnel for management of the ED.
  • Performs safe and individualized nursing care for the patient in the ED area.
  • Performs thorough ED patient assessment prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Adheres to hospital/unit policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  • Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician.
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to varied age-specific patient populations.
  • Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations.
  • Supports and promotes the organization’s Infection Control Program.
  • Supports and promotes the organization’s Safety Program.
  • Supports and promotes the organization’s Risk Management Program.
  • Demonstrates maturity and accountability for job performance.

 

LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Director of ER