Emerus

ER Registered Nurse

US-TX-San Antonio
2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 9:26 AM)
ID
2017-6482
San Antonio (NW Military)
Type
Full-Time
Shift Type
Nights

About Us

Baptist Emergency Hospital is an extension of Baptist Health System’s mission to meet the needs of the community by providing hospital-level care to the backyards of residents of the San Antonio area. Specializing in the delivery of compassionate care for emergency, inpatient and hospice medical needs, Baptist Emergency Hospital serves citizens of the Alamo City and surrounding areas 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with dedicated, experienced physicians, nursing and clinical staff who are ready to care for patients the way they would want their own family treated.  

Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a professional nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care in the Emergency Room.  Provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/families.  Handle care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the state of Texas.

Essential Job Functions

  • Proficiently and consistently completes accurate, concise and legible documentation on medical records
  • Use specialized knowledge and skills to proficiently assess patients and identifies actual and potential nursing patient care needs
  • Demonstrate ability to observe and record the signs, symptoms and behaviors including the physiological status of patients, presents proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes
  • Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Follow physician’s written orders for assigned patients and delivery of nursing care
  • Safely and properly administer medications and treatments
  • Adhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care
  • Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures
  • Participate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care given
  • Assemble equipment and supplies for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments 

Other Job Functions

  • Perform all Quality Assessment activities assigned to this position and document these activities for periodic review by the Labratory Supervisor and/or the Labratory Director

Basic Qualifications

  • Diploma, Associate or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • A minimum of two years’ full-time RN related experience in Emergency Room and/or CCU, providing nursing care to similar patient populations or two years’ combination experience in related healthcare positions
  • Must possess and maintain a current license or valid permit to practice in Texas and maintain BLS, ACLS, PALS (or ENPC in lieu of PALS) certifications

 

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