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    Summary

    The purpose of the position is to provide professional emergency room nursing care to patients in a general hospital and ambulatory care setting. This position requires licensure as a registered nurse and experience as stated in OPM regulations. Incumbent may be required to work rotational shifts, night, days, weekends, and holidays.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides comprehensive emergency room nursing care to patients based on nursing assessment and on the physician's medical plan of care.
    • Assesses and determines those situations that are life threatening emergencies, acute states that could result in an emergency; recognizes potential changes such as fluid and drugs side effects.
    • Recognizes life-threatening conditions that require immediate attention of emergency room provider and responds accordingly.
    • Provides nursing care to meet physical, emotional, spiritual and sociocultural needs of the patient, by means of direct care and teaching.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578334100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.