RN Emergency Room PRN Health & Wellness West - AGP
Under the direct supervision of the Director, the RN Emergency Department is responsible for delivery of cost effective, quality patient care, utilizing case management principles, the nursing process and knowledge from various health care disciplines. The RN is responsible for providing nursing care to adult, geriatric, adolescent and pediatric patients based on established standards of nursing care, by managing assigned personnel and by collaborating with members of other health care disciplines.Completes Emergency Department assessment data based upon patients arrival, inclusive of psychosocial, educational and age specific needs.
Reviews and documents care and discharge goals with physician and patient and family.
Accurately administers and documents IVs and medications according to established standards of care and policies and procedures.
Accurately intervenes when changes in a patient’s condition occur and documents nursing interventions and patients responses in accordance with policy.
Assigns/delegates appropriate patient care activities to other nursing staff based on patient needs and skill level/qualifications of staff members.
Provides appropriate care for alleged rape/sexual assault victims utilizing established ED protocols.
Demonstrates ability to initiate appropriate community referral for patients and families.
Accepts assignments to the ED Observation Unit and establishes an individualized plan of care for patients according to established protocols as assigned.
Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Must obtain and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within three months of employment/transfer.
Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing BSN preferred. Current license as a registered nurse in the state of Ohio. Two years emergency room experience required. Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Must obtain and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within three months of employment/transfer.
Apply Online. Resume may be submitted upon completion of application.
Human Resources, Division of Recruitment and Retention
Akron General Health System
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307
Akron General Health System is an equal opportunity employer.