HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN/Registered Nurse - Emergency Room in Fredericksburg, Virginia
The Emergency Department RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs. * Prioritizes patient care based on acuity level and available resources. * Carries out physician orders. * Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures. * Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs. * Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Instructs and educates patients and families. * Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
*EDUCATION: * Required - Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Preferred -BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN Program.
*LICENSURE: * Required - Current licensure as an RN in the state of Virginia. Required - Current certification as an American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider upon hire. ACLS, and PALS certifications required within 6 months (180 days) of hire or start date in position. Preferred - Current certification in specialty field, TNCC certification.
Required-Minimum of two years of experience as a RN with demonstrated competency in emergency dept.
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: RN/Registered Nurse - Emergency Room
Location: Virginia-Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 25325-14635