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Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department

Company:
Entourage Consulting LLC
Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2018

Description:

Entourage is accepting resumes for this excellent role. Please send your resume information to us.

Job Summary:

Assesses and provides treatment for infant, child, adolescent, young adult, and elderly patients according to chief complaint and presenting symptoms.

Specific Tasks:

• You shall triage, assess, and prioritize patients upon arrival according to the ESI Level 5 Triage System.

• You shall perform primary and secondary assessments on patients with traumatic injuries and initiates immediate nursing care and therapy for patients presenting with cardiac symptoms.

• You shall assess and manage patients with rapidly changing and or life-threatening conditions in accordance with Emergency Care Center guidelines, order sets, and Advanced Cardiac and Pediatric Life Support protocols.

• You shall manage pain control needs for all patients.

• You shall provide care and education congruent with age-related needs for the infant, child, adolescent, young adult, and elderly populations.

• You shall educate patient or caregiver on appropriate home care, including safe and effective use of medications, pain management and comfort, needed referrals and resources, and when to seek further care and follow-up after emergency care.

• You shall maintain eight (8) hrs. of stroke specific education yearly.

Experience:

You shall have one-year experience in ER.

License/Registration/Certification:

• Current RN permit or licensure issued by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas to practice professional nursing.

• Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification required.

• Current ACLS/PALS and TNCC certifications required.

• TNCC is required within 6 months of employment for new hires.

Education:

• You shall have an Associate Degree, Diploma from an accredited School of Nursing or Baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Skills:

• Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to total patient care/area in order to safely and efficiently treat patients.

• Good verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to be clearly and easily understood by patients, families and members of the Health Care team.

• Writes/prints legibly in order to document accurately and understandably, and to provide direction to support staff and others.

• Demonstrates a pleasant, helpful and caring demeanor in order to be an effective patient advocate.