Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Registered Nurse - Emergency Services - Full Time

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Job Code: Registered Nurse - Emergency Services
Department: Emergency Services
Shift: Varies
Job Type:
Full Time (0.8)
Education: RN

Job Description:

Rotating shifts with everyother weekend/12 hour shifts/3 holiday a year

Completes admission/triage interview and assessment and establishes nursing priorities. Utilizes the nursing process in providing care and includes the process in documentation, identifying unusual conditions, and utilizing initiative and judgment to carry out appropriate response. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques. Assesses patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents throughout the progression of care. Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction. Answers phone calls and provides direction and information to patients as appropriate. Performs tasks such as transporting, logging, entering changes, cleaning patient rooms, restocking supplies, cleaning instruments, and assuring general department cleanliness in absence or conjunction with Care Technician. Assists in training, supervision, and evaluation of nursing service personnel. Completes annual competency skill testing. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

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