Compassionate care defines the healthcare experience and the commitment of the people of Emerus . From a wide variety of medical care, and across different brands, a patient-centered approach is what defines and drives this company specializing in the delivery of emergency medical and inpatient care. A network of licensed hospitals and free-standing emergency rooms provides convenient access for patients of all ages and acuity levels. Under its flagship brand or through p artnerships with large healthcare systems, Emerus puts its focus on the complete patient experience through the hard work of dedicated physicians and experienced nursing and clinical staff committed to providing the kind of efficient, compassionate care they would want for their own families.
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
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
Emerus - 23 months ago
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