Southern Regional Health Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room PRN 7p-7a in Riverdale, Georgia
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. He / She communicates with the physician about the changes in the patient’s clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and sypmtomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
Current and valid state RN License.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.
Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
Department: EMERGENCY SERVICES
Work Schedule: Varies
Specific Shift Hours: PRN
External Company Name: Southern Regional Health System
External Company URL: southernregional.org