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POSITION SUMMARY

The Emergency Room RN provides general nursing care to patients, contributing to the total patient care program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides total patient care according to established standards, policies and procedures
    Admit patients to the Emergency Department, assess needs, identify nursing problems and establishes priorities of care needed to return the patient to optimal health
    Makes initial patient contact, observes the patient’s condition and vital signs, assesses and records observations in the patient’s chart and relays those findings to the covering provider.
    Assists providers with treatments and procedures during the patient stay
    Prepare patients for examination, obtain equipment needed for treatment, carry out ordered treatments, document treatments and outcomes and instruct the patient on follow up care/appointments.
    Transcribes and reviews physician orders and assures that necessary arrangements are made with other patient care departments, as ordered
    Prepares, administers and records medications, IV solutions and establishes IV access
    Provided patient and family instruction and education regarding the patient’s care throughout the ER stay and upon discharge
    Attends and participates in in-service education programs and other educational meetings as well as unit meetings
    May perform additional duties, as requested or required

KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE

Must be an RN with a current Kansas state license.  BLS, ACLS and a minimum of one year of acute nursing experience are required.

To apply for this job email your details to jmoshier@cbhks.com


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