RN-Emergency Job Description

RN-Emergency Job Description

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Rn-emergency provides assessment of patient positioning; and assessments of physical, mental, pain and psychosocial health status of the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

RN-Emergency Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Documents all nursing care given and adheres to nursing standards and institution policies and procedures
Acts as a champion for excellence in patient care by following the standards, policies and procedures and approved model of care (RBC)
Utilizes critical judgment to analyze patient assessment data, develops a plan care for each assigned patient and delegates patient care appropriately
Transport trash, hazardous waste, soiled linen, and recyclable appropriate cleaning agents and supplies according to established procedures
Maintain working knowledge of hospital and unit specific policies, protocols, and care paths
Actively develops and implements the plan of care through understanding the patient’s goals, making recommendations, observing protocols and changing the plan when unexpected changes in the patient’s condition or plan occur
Complete assigned lessons in LMS and attend scheduled competencies to maintain a working knowledge of organizational specific policies and protocols
Reassess and document on assigned patients at a minimum of every two hours or more frequently if condition requires
Supporting physicians and other nurses in emergency room
Ensuring that all patient needs are met

RN-Emergency Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for RN-Emergency

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PALS, ACLS, TNCC, ENPC, BLS, NIHSS, NRP, NIH, BCLS, STABLE

Education for RN-Emergency

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rn-emergency job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Science, Associate Degrees, School of Nursing, Education, Graduate, College of Nursing, Nursing Program, Performance, Patient Care

Skills for RN-Emergency

Desired skills for rn-emergency include:

Patient and the family
Human growth and development
Universal precautions
Principles of growth and development
Adult and geriatric patient

Desired experience for rn-emergency includes:

Preparing patients for the next stage of treatment
Coordinating patient care
Quickly identifying the medical problem
Obtaining height, weight, body temperature, heart rate and blood pressure
Moving patients
Taking blood samples

RN-Emergency Examples


RN-Emergency Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-emergency. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rn-emergency
  • Professionally communicates the patient condition, changes in this condition, and expected outcomes to other health care providers
  • Demonstrates competency in emergency nursing procedures, consistently utilizing patient identification, patient monitoring, and appropriate documentation in accordance to the patient’s condition and departmental standards
  • Provides input regarding protocols, policies and procedures to immediate supervisor
  • Analyzes ongoing assessment data to formulate nursing diagnoses, identifies collaborative problems and formulates a plan of care and interventions to attain expected and desired outcomes
  • Demonstrates consistent use and compliance of written protocols and procedures including restraints, conscious sedation, medication administration, and documentation
  • Effectively completes triage assessment utilizing the ESI triage system, establishes patient priorities, and completes assessments on all patients assigned
  • Utilizes critical judgement to analyze patient assessment data, coordinates patient care as appropriate
  • Accurately follows procedures for facility charging and patient classification
  • Performs initial and ongoing assessment of the patient, utilizing appropriate data
  • Communicates and documents assessment of patient with the interdisciplinary team
Qualifications for rn-emergency
  • Collects current symptoms, detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Registered Nurse in an Acute Care Hospital with a minimum of three years of experience specific to the area of specialty required
  • Registered Nurse in an Acute Care Hospital with a minimum of three years of experience specific to the area of specialty
  • Nurse
  • A minimum of 12 months of acute care nursing experience and/or ED nursing experience in a level III trauma center or higher required
  • Associate degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing required

RN-Emergency Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a rn-emergency. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for rn-emergency
  • Perform routine cleaning of patient rooms, nursing units, clinical areas, restrooms and other assigned areas following established guidelines
  • Restock assigned areas and patient rooms with supplies, paper towels, toilet paper, soap, linen bags, gloves, sharp containers, and clean linen
  • Transport trash, hazardous waste, soiled linen, and recyclable trash to appropriate disposal areas
  • Effectively assess assigned patients and report changes to physician when appropriate
  • Implement interventions by processing physician's orders timely and documenting accurately
  • Routinely perform assigned daily and weekly duties to maintain adequately stocked supplies and a clean and safe work environment
  • Consistently provide quality care based upon CMS established guidelines
  • Effectively assess critical results, report and document data accurately, including but not limited to Vital Signs and Point of Care tests
  • Always use the five rights and two patient identifiers when administering medications
  • Educate patient and/or family about tests/treatments/conditions, appropriately address concerns, provide appropriate discharge instructions to include a follow up physician
Qualifications for rn-emergency
  • ENPC and TNCC preferred
  • One year emergency or critical care experience preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (1-month grace period allowed for ACLS if expired)
  • 1 yr minimum experience required, 2 years preferred

RN-Emergency Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-emergency. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-emergency
  • Utilizes the five rights and the two patient identifiers when administering medications
  • Ensures a smooth and efficient flow of patients
  • Educates patients and families based on assessed needs, documents education provided, and keeps them informed of tests, treatments and any delays
  • Completes daily checklist, efficiently maintains room supplies and equipment
  • Demonstrates clinical judgment in responding to priority patient needs
  • Develops and documents plan of care, treatment and services which is individualized and appropriate for the patient needs, strengths, limitations and goals
  • Includes the interdisciplinary health team as needed
  • Demonstrates effective communication with the patient / family and interdisciplinary team
  • Provides care, treatment and services in collaboration with interdisciplinary health team
  • Maintains an appropriate nurse-patient relationship
Qualifications for rn-emergency
  • Recent or current Emergency Department experience strongly preferred
  • Certification by the Emergency Department Nurses Association as a CEN preferred
  • Current State of Wisconsin registered nurse license
  • Requires one year of emergency experience
  • ACLS and PALS certifications required within one year of employment
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Wisconsin

RN-Emergency Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-emergency. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-emergency
  • Provides training / precepting for new team members on the unit
  • Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based practice within practice area and identifies opportunities for performance improvement
  • Participates and utilizes the performance improvement process to improve clinical practice
  • Completes at least one clinical research utilization (CRU) form for submission to Nursing Research Department utilizing a research article from the last 5 years from research performed in the United States
  • Completes a minimum of 5 nationally approved contact hours (CNE or CEU) per year
  • Completes mandatory in-services and health screens in timely manner
  • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Assures patients are acknowledged upon arrival, and triaged expeditiously
  • Assesses patients' physical, psychosocial and cultural needs considering diagnosis, age, care setting, desire for care and response to care plan
  • Plans care, collaborating with others members of the healthcare team
Qualifications for rn-emergency
  • One year med/surg experience
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and
  • Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse
  • Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN)
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider certification/card or must obtain within 3 months of hire

RN-Emergency Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a rn-emergency. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rn-emergency
  • Provides interactive patient and family education
  • Communicates effectively with all members of the healthcare team and the public
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications must be obtained within three months of hire date
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Most possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse (RN) license with the state of California
  • One year recent experience in emergency nursing or completion of a Emergency Services Residency Course OR two years of critical care (ICU) experience post-residency
Qualifications for rn-emergency
  • ICS-100 and 700 training required within 3 months of hire
  • Prefer experience in acute or sub- acute healthcare setting
  • Completed Associates of Nursing Program
  • 12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency at Seward Medical Center
  • Current Utah RN license or compact state license
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENCP and NRP certifications required within 12 months of employment

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