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Registered Nurse-Emergency Department - 23060

Company: WVU Medicine
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Job Description:

UNITED HOSPITAL CENTERPOSITION DESCRIPTION AND COMPETENCY EVALUATION----TITLE:------------------------ ---------------------- REGISTERED NURSEDEPARTMENT:-------------------- EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTREPORTS TO:---------------------- CLINICAL DIRECTOR, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT---------------------- ----q---- ANNUALq---- 90 DAYq-------- 90 DAY TRANSFERq-------- FOLLOW-UPPROBATION--------REVIEWED/APPROVED/DATE:-------- --UPDATED:_12/04, 12/05, 12/06, 12/07, 10/08, 5/09, 11/10, 12/11, 1/12_UPDATED:_1/13, 1/14_______________________________________ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BASIC PURPOSE:--To give direct patient care to the acutely ill and injured and to include appropriate care to those suffering from any condition considered by either the patient or his physician to require immediate attention:-- by assessing and observing each patient's needs on admission to the ED; then carrying out indicated nursing procedures and assisting the physician with treatments and procedures as ordered.----QUALIFICATIONS:1.---------- Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of West Virginia.2.---------- One to two years of critical care nursing, emergency nursing or EMS background preferred.3.-------- Certification in emergency nursing preferred.4.---------- Must have current CPR card within first 6 weeks of hire.5.---------- Must be willing to complete the ACLS PALS, TNCC or BTLS course within one year after hire date.----ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR REGISTERED NURSE - ED----THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT STATE OR IMPLY THAT THE DUTIES, ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, AND JOB REQUIREMENTS ARE THE ONLY PARAMETERS FOR THIS POSITION.-- ASSOCIATES ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW JOB-RELATED INSTRUCTION AND PERFORM OTHER JOB RELATED ACTIVITIES REQUESTED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.--ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO INDIVIDUALS WITH PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITIES AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.-- SOME REQUIREMENTS MAY EXCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WHO POSE A DIRECT THREAT OR SIGNIFICANT TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THEMSELVES, THE PATIENTS, OR OTHER ASSOCIATES.--BASIC FUNCTIONS:---- Performs and/or reviews the initial assessment upon admission, and does continuing assessments thereafter, implementing and evaluating patient care, according to policy, using professional judgment to determine the physical, psychological, and social needs of the patient and documents this in the chart 95% of the time.---- Makes clinical rounds to establish personal contact with each patient on clinical area 100% of the time.---- Demonstrates competency in technical and clinical skills, completes skills checklist, and correctly performs these skills daily as required 100% of the time.---- Administers medications by all acceptable routes, as ordered by physician and according to accepted policy and procedure 100% of the time.---- Communicates plan of care and patient needs effectively, in a multi-disciplinary fashion, to any and all involved persons and/or departments 100% of the time.---- Completely and accurately transcribes and carries out physicians orders 100% of the time.---- Anticipates teaching needs of each patient; modifying, adapting, executing and evaluating the plan on a regular basis 90% of the time.---- Develops a discharge plan, individualized to meet the need of the patient and family 90% of the time.

Keywords: WVU Medicine, Bridgeport , Registered Nurse-Emergency Department - 23060, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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