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RN - Emergency Department - PRN

Company: Titus Regional Medical Center
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job: Registered NurseJob Classification: Non-ExemptPRNPosition Summary
The Emergency Department RN knows and conforms to the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the Board's rules and regulations as well as all Federal, State or local laws, rules or regulations. The RN provides, without discrimination, nursing services regardless of age, disability, economic status, gender, national origin, race, religion, or health problems of the patient's service, is responsible for the total nursing care, assessment, planning implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient, plans, provides, evaluates, and documents nursing care, discharge planning, and teaching, assures the plan is carried out and provided in a safe environment, through performance and supervision of subordinate personnel, and educates patients, family or others to attain optimal health and continuity of care.

Essential Functions

  • Takes nursing histories to provide a basis for development of patient care plans.
  • Identifies teaching/learning needs at time of visit and provides education based on needs.
  • Collects data including input from patient, family, significant others and staff to accurately reflect overt physiological/ psychosocial needs of patients; reports unusual findings.
  • Collects and interprets data to provide appropriate care based on demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Assists physician in seeing patient by obtaining and documenting vital signs, prepares patients for examination and treatment and assists physician/mid-level with examination or procedures as needed, including fetal non-stress testing.
  • Knows rationale for and effects of medication and treatment and correctly administers medications according to policy.
  • Performs waived laboratory tests as ordered by the physician or provider and as detailed in the laboratory manual.
  • Draws and prepares specimens for transport to hospital or reference laboratory as needed.
  • Administers tests, treatments and procedures ordered by the physician or provider.
  • Monitors, maintains and orders clinical supplies.
  • Maintains and monitors patients' EMR, including test reports and compleion of Ambulatory Care Summary by the third visit.
  • Performs and documents regular quality control of laboratory tests as required in laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Functions as charge nurse when required.
  • Adheres to and follows all patient experience initiatives.
  • Reports to and departs from work on time and as scheduled.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to deal with stress while maintaining composure.Education
    Degree Level Required: Not specified
    Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice in the State of Texas.
    BLS upon hire.
    ACLS within 90 Days of hire.
    PALS within 6 months of hire.
    TNCC within 12 months of hire.

    Work Experience
    Required Experience: Not specified
    Two years of nursing experience preferred.
    Emergency Department/hospital experience preferred.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment
    Physical Demands and Work Enviroment
    Lifting/Carring Pushing/Pulling
    lbs % Time lbs % Time
    1-10 34-66 1-10 34-66
    11-20 01-33 11-20 01-33
    21-50 01-33 21-50 01-33
    51-75 01-33 51-75 01-33
    76-100 01-33 76-100 01-33

    Movement % Time
    Bend/Stoop/Twist 1-33
    Crouch/Squat 1-33
    Kneel/Crawl 1-33
    Reach Above Shoulder 1-33
    Reach Below Shoulder 1-33
    Repetitive Arm None
    Repetitive Hand 1-33
    Grasping 1-33
    Squeezing 1-33
    Climb Stairs None
    Walking Uneven 1-33
    Walking Even 34-66

    Enviroment % Time
    Indoors 67-100
    Outdoors 1-33
    Extreme Heat None
    Dusty None
    Excessive Noise 1-33

    Equipment % Time
    Motor Vehicles None
    Foot Pedals None
    Extreme Heat None
    Dusty None
    Excessive Noise 1-33

    Work Near % Time
    Machinery None
    Electricity None
    SHARPS 0-33
    Chemicals 0-33
    Fumes 0-33
    Heights None

    Depth Perception Required

Keywords: Titus Regional Medical Center, Longview , RN - Emergency Department - PRN, Healthcare , Mount Pleasant, Texas

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