Healthcare News
Articles, Jobs and Consultants for the Healthcare Professional
Home      View Jobs     Post Jobs     Library     Advertise     Plan Financials     About     Subscribe     Contact    

Registered Nurse, ER, Omak, WA

Organization: Mid-Valley Hospital
Category: Nurse
Location: Omak, WA
Date Job Posted: April 22, 2022
Share with Others:

Under the supervision of the Emergency Department Manager, the primary function of the Emergency Room Registered Nurse is to triage patients that present to the Emergency Department, coordinate a timely medical screening exam by Emergency Medical Provider and render medical care as ordered by the Emergency Medical Provider. The Emergency Room Registered Nurse position will involve the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of perceived, actual or potential, sudden or urgent, physical or psychosocial problems that are primarily episodic in nature and that occur in a variety of settings. These may require minimal care or advanced life support measures, patient and significant other education, appropriate referral and knowledge of legal implications. The Emergency Room Registered Nurse will care for people of all ages with undiagnosed, diagnosed and misdiagnosed problems of varying complexity.

The Emergency Room Registered Nurse secondary functions will include assisting in keeping the Emergency Department stocked, interviewing patients (or representative) to obtain personal, statistical and financial information and to work with the Emergency Department Coordinator to develop, implement policies and procedures. The Emergency Room Registered Nurse is also responsible for maintaining unit organization, cleanliness and contributing to the efficient use of available resources.

The Emergency Room Registered Nurse has frequent contact with the public and handles sensitive information regarding the patient and hospital business and must maintain confidentiality of that information. He/she must act as an ambassador of public relations for the hospital and the community including patients, families, visitors and other organizations.

Other responsibilities may be assigned or delegated by the Emergency Department Coordinator or Director of Patient Care Services.

EDUCATION: Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing.

EXPERIENCE: The Emergency Department will employ only registered nurses who meet the requirements of a staff nurse at Mid-Valley Hospital plus the special qualifications necessary to render quality emergency care. She/he must demonstrate professional behavior.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE/REGISTRATION: Current state nursing licensure. ACLS is required upon hire with biannual renewal, CPR annually, TNCC at 4 years and PALS trained.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively: delegate and coordinate through leadership skills. She/he must demonstrate professional behavior. She/he must participate in continuing education and demonstrate motivation for continued self-improvement. Ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and educational levels; i.e. patients, families, employees, physicians, etc.

Apply online for this position
Mid Valley Hospital, Web page

See above

See above

See above