Registered Nurse-ER Department (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.

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.

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