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    Summary

    The Emergency Department (ED) provides urgent and /or emergent assessment, care and education in a 12-bed, Level III area. The ED provides continuous cardiac, O2 and blood pressure monitoring, IV infusion of critical care medications, conscious sedation, intubation, transfers of patients to outside facilities, and assists in consult services, i.e., psychiatry, wound, cardiology, pulmonary, renal, ID, etc. The ED is staffed 24 hours-a-day appropriate to the needs of the patient population served.

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    Responsibilities

    The Emergency Department provides care of patients with following diagnoses:

    • STEMI/MI/Cardiac Disorders
    • COPD/Respiratory Failure
    • GI/Renal/complications of diabetes
    • CVA/ Neurological
    • Mental Health: Suicidal/Homicidal, ETOH, Drug abuse
    ED Nurse is responsible for assessing patients' needs and determining the appropriate treatment path based on established protocols and nursing assessment. The ED Nurse is responsible for education and guidance to patients as indicated. The ED Nurse provides specific treatment within the scope of practice as ordered by provider or per protocol. The ED Nurse serves as a patient advocate and promotes the philosophy of excellence in nursing and customer service. Requirements for RN Emergency Room staff include demonstrating leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others.

    Work Schedule: Various Tours
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse II/III, Emergency Department

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

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