Emergency Department RN-(Full-Time)

Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Director of ER, the Registered Nurse provides professional patient care services. Will be required to work shifts as scheduled which include evenings, nights, and/or weekends on a regular or as needed basis.

Reports to: Departmental Nurse Manager

Education:
• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and Licensed in the State of Arkansas as a Registered Nurse
• BLS (CPR) Certification required.
• ACLS preferred but not required
• PALS preferred but not required
• TNCC required within 12 months of hire date after completing hospital-based and unit-based competencies.
• A copy must be provided to the HR department and Laboratory department of the employee’s High School Diploma or high School Transcript showing Graduation , and a copy of their highest education (nursing diploma.) for all RN’s in the ER that perform tests on the machine Stratus CS. (Per the Laboratory Surveyor’s)

Experience: Five (5) years’ hospital experience preferred.
Previous ER RN experience preferred but not required.

Primary Job Duties:

 Assesses patient needs, plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment
 Manages activities within the therapeutic milieu and directs delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team while promoting teamwork
 Documents on individual flow sheet and progress notes all pertinent and meaningful observations and information
 May function as lead or charge nurse
 Provide population specific care- i.e. Language Line, Speak Clearly, ADA accommodations
 Participates in computerized health information systems
 Prepares reports for departmental and accounting purposes in a timely manner
 Maintains nursing competencies
 Maintains standards required by regulatory entities
 Actively participate in all special events
 All other duties as assigned