RN - Emergency Room (FT - Nights & Days available)

Company: Prime Healthcare Services Inc ( Learn More )

General Information
US-AL-Gadsden
N/A
2 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
None
False
False
Job Description Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 44 hospitals in 14 states. It is one of the nation's leading healthcare service providers with more than 43,500 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. We believe that “all healthcare is local." Explore a hospital in your community.  
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry.

The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. He / She communicates with the physician about the changes in the patients clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and sypmtomatology.
Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
Job Requirements 1. Current and valid state RN License. 
 2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. 
 3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 
 4. Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 
 5. Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred. 
 6. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. 
 7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. 
 8. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually. 
 9. Able to successfully pass EKG and Medication testing.