Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Employer
Waterbury Health Network
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 05, 2018
Closes
Mar 10, 2018
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Department: Emergency Department Req Num: 7015 Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Rotating Hours: Per Diem Hours Per Pay Period: 0 Job Details:
  • SCOPE OF POSITION:

    The Registered Nurse in the ED utilizes the nursing process, diagnoses to treat human responses to actual or potential problems and is accountable to the patient, family and peers for the totality of work performed in order that the organization can fulfill its primary mission of providing quality health care within the community. Population serviced includes adult, geriatric patients and upon occasion, adolescents. Position is supervised by the Manager, Clinical Operations who reports up through Assistant Director and director Emergency Services.

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    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and implement a plan of care and demonstrate leadership to ensure all patient/family needs are met. Monitor patients before, during and after admission and/or procedures. Evaluate the plan of care and the patient's responses: reassess and revise the plan based upon changing needs and priorities.
    • Set up and use all equipment needed for treatments.
    • Act as resource for aides and students for all procedures in the ED and on call.
    • Demonstrate the skill and judgment necessary to implement Physician's orders, nursing interventions and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
    • Maintain up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to insure the integration of information for use by the health care team and to insure the totality of quality care.
    • Promote effective working relationships and work cooperatively as part of the department team to facilitate the department's ability to meet its goal and objectives. Contributes to Quality Improvement activities and participates in the departmental Quality Improvement Program.
    • Responsible for own professional development to insure appropriate knowledge of advances in practice to provide state of the art treatment for patient population serviced.
    • Perform other related duties as required.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut
    • BCLS ACLS/TNCC, required; ENPC or PALS preferred.
    • Current/Recent Emergency Department Experience Required