Emergency Department Registered Nurse I Per Diem Float Pool
As an Emergency Department (ED) Registered Nurse (RN), you are an essential member of the healthcare team responsible for providing urgent and critical care to patients with a wide range of medical emergencies. Working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, you will triage, assess, and stabilize patients, making critical decisions that can significantly impact patient outcomes. Your expertise, quick thinking, and ability to remain composed under pressure will play a vital role in saving lives and providing compassionate care to those in need.
Triage and Assessment: Rapidly assess and prioritize patients based on the severity of their condition. Conduct comprehensive physical assessments, obtain medical histories, and initiate appropriate interventions.
Emergency Interventions: Administer life-saving interventions, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), advanced airway management, and other emergency procedures as required.
Medication Administration: Administer medications accurately and safely, following established protocols and monitoring patients for any adverse reactions.
Trauma Care: Provide expert care to trauma patients, coordinating with the trauma team and other specialists to deliver timely and effective interventions.
Diagnostic Testing: Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, blood tests, and electrocardiograms (ECGs), to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Wound Management: Expertly manage wounds, perform wound care, and administer necessary treatments to prevent infection and promote healing.
Patient Education: Communicate with patients and their families about their conditions, treatments, and discharge instructions to ensure they understand and can manage their care at home.
Infection Control: Adhere to strict infection control protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases within the ED.
Crisis Intervention: Provide emotional support to patients and their families during times of crisis and help them cope with challenging situations
Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed electronic health records, documenting all assessments, interventions, and patient responses.
At least 2 years of experience required***