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RN Emergency Room

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Sherwood
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description9937038 - RN Emergency Room - Sherwood, AR - 13 Weeks Contract Sigma Healthcare team is looking for an experienced RN Emergency Room in our client's Level 1 Emergency Department.Shift: 12.00hr - PMPosition Summary: ER Nurses provide care for patients from various types of illness or trauma requiring emergency attention and must be able to recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions. Position Responsibilities: ER Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of ER Nurses include (but are not limited to): Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology Records patients' current vital signs Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse Provides IV therapy Cleans and bandages wounds Provides basic, bedside care Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients Reports any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting Position Requirements: Graduate of an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred Current RN license, in good standing with the State licensing board Current BLS, ACLS, PALS and TNCC Two (2) years Emergency Room (ER) Nurses experience Federal and State required credentials current and on file Cognitive skills as related to the position

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Little Rock , RN Emergency Room, Healthcare , Sherwood, Arkansas

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