Emergency Room Registered Nurse PRN - #8482918

Jennie Stuart Health


Date: Dec 7, 2021
City: Hopkinsville, KY
Contract type: Full time
Jennie Stuart Health

To provide care to patients that present to the Emergency Department. Provide care to patients within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse as defined by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Completes nursing HX and assessment accurately with in expected time frames.

  • Determines and delivers age appropriate care.

  • Delegates duties based on complexity of patient needs.

  • Utilization of critical thinking skills in prioritization of care.

  • Develops and prioritizes individualized plan of care.

  • Coordinates and collaborates plan of care with health care team.

  • Incorporates discharge planning needs in plan of care.

  • Documents interventions that are accurate, pertinent, timely, and legible.

  • Administers medication observing the "5 rights".

  • Administers medication correctly based on patient's age, and clinical condition.

  • Performs skills and tasks required by unit expectations.

  • Provides safe environment.

  • Includes patient, caregivers, and disciplines in care, council and health teaching.

  • Demonstrates correct use and troubleshooting of equipment.

  • Evaluates the efficacy of plan of care.

  • Modifies based on patient's current condition.

  • Ability to supervise staff members who provide direct patient care.

  • Provides health care at the best value without compromising patient care.

  • Responsible and accountable for all actions.

  • Accurately completes Triage assessment of patient and assigns appropriate acuity category.

  • Completes all documents accurately in the Electronic Medical Record.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Required Skills



JOB REQUIREMENTS:


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current Kentucky license or valid compact state license.

  • BLS certification – American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider) or American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider) required, must be current.

  • ACLS and PALS Certification preferred or within 90 days of employment or transfer to the department.


Required Experience


  • A minimum of one year work experience in an acute care setting preferred.

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