Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room


  • Location: Denison, IA
  • Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Job Description


Full-time position (36 hours/week, 72 hours/pay period) Primarily to work overnight shift. Provides nursing care to emergency room patients and outpatients in a safe and professional manner, utilizing established policies and procedures, physician orders, protocols, and standards of care. State of Iowa license. ACLS, PALS, BLS and TNCC are required within one (1) years of hire date. Preferred one (1) year of ER experience.

Qualifications


Summary: Provides nursing care to emergency room patients and outpatients in a safe and professional manner, utilizing established policies and procedures, physician orders, protocols, standards of care, ACLS, PALS and TNCC. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: General: Adherence to hospital and departmental policies and procedures Promotes the mission of Crawford County Memorial Hospital Provides quality care Demonstrates values and behaviors according to Values Statement Specific: Triages each patient and determines priority of care based on assessment and analyzes the factors influencing patient flow through the emergency care system. Performs accurate initial and ongoing assessments of patients. Provides care to all emergency patients and outpatients including administering medications, IV’s and treatments. Document care provided and patient’s response to care. Assess and provide patient and family teaching as needs arise. Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team/other departments. Assists and participates in QAPI activities. Recognizes self-learning needs and is accountable for maximizing professional growth and development and optimal emergency nursing practice. Ensures that supplies and equipment are readily available and in working order. Orders and restocks supplies as needed. Completes charge sheets on patients and ensures that charges are accurate and reflect the care that the patient received. Adheres to safety and confidentiality policies. Supports customer service. Assists in other departments as needed. Schedules outpatient procedures, which may include setting up time with patient, ensuring adequate diagnosis and orders are on order sheet and ensuring labs are completed when required. Act as resource person/supervisor for activities/patient care performed by EMS staff working in the Emergency Department. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Nursing assessment and documentation skills Keeps calm attitude during stressful situations Displays flexibility, innovation, and adaptation to change in order to best serve patient’s needs Interpersonal relationship skills Skills in problem-solving Ability to assess situations and prioritize Education/Certification Requirements: General: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as an RN in the State of Iowa or a compact state Specific: BLS ACLS TNCC – within one year of employment in the Emergency Room PALS Prefer NRP

Contact Information


Jason Landess HR manager (712)265-2504 jlandess@ccmhia.com Crawford County Memorial Hospital-CCMH Denison, IA 51442

Employment Type


  • Full-Time

Crawford County Memorial Hospital

100 Medical Pkwy
Denison, IA 51442

Opened: 1951

Phone: (712) 265-2508

Web: http://www.ccmhia.com

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