- Charleston, SC
What you'll be doing
- The emergency department RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs. Prioritizes patient care based on acuity level and available resources. Carries out physician orders. Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs. Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. Instructs and educates patients and families. Assesses and coordinates patients discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. Provides age and culturally appropriate care. Orients and mentors new staff members. Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
What your background should be
- Current licensure as an RN. Current certification as a BLS healthcare provider. ACLS certification preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Required Schooling / Training
- Not specified
Who is the client company
- The company is providing a comprehensive range of medical services and specialties.
- If you are interested in this position, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org