• Emergency Room RN (13-Week Travel Assignment)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    13
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    EMERGENCY ROOM RN JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
    • Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements.
    • Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol.
    • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.
    • Records patients’ current vital signs.
    • Works directly with physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments.
    • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.
    • Provides IV therapy Cleans and bandages wounds.
    • Provides basic, bedside care.
    • Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients.
    • Reports any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies.
    • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by a physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment.
    • Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks on time.
    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms General Healthcare Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have state RN license
    • Two years RN experience
    • ACLS, BLS Certifications
    • PALS Certification if required
    • BSN preferred but not required
    • Travel experience is preferred but not required

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