RN Emergency Department-Night Shift - Vernon, TX, USA - ED - Emergency Department
Company: Wilbarger General Hospital
Posted on: September 23, 2022
RN Emergency Department-Night Shift - Vernon, TX, USA
- Vernon, TX, USA
- Full Time
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Wilbarger General Hospital, Vernon, TX has an opening for a full
time RN in the Emergency Department for the night shift.
ABOUT WILBARGER GENERAL HOSPITALFor over 50 years, we have been
accomplishing our mission to provide quality healthcare andinspire
wellness in our community by combining the science of healing with
the art ofcaring. We are guided by the values of functional
excellence, integrity, constancy of purpose,people, and ownership
as we strive for our ultimate goal of sustaining and improving
thelives of our patients and employees
Job Summary: Has principal responsibility for the total nursing
care, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each
assigned patient. Plans, provides, and documents discharge
planning, teaching, and educates patients, family or others to
attain optimal health and continuity of care. Assures that the plan
of care is carried out in a safe environment through performance
and supervision of subordinate personnel.
A. Education: Graduate of accredited School of Professional
B. Personal Job-Related Skills: Effective oral and written
C. Licensure, Registry or Certification: Registered Nurse currently
licensed by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. BLS required;
PALS, ACLS and TNCC required - must obtain certification within 12
months of hire date. CPI required.
1. Prior work experience: One year experience as a professional
Registered Nurse preferred.
2. Emergency Severity Index course, A triage tool for emergency
department care. If not already certified must complete within 7
days of hire date.
E. Physical and Mental Requirements: Duties of the position require
extended periods of standing and walking. Bending, stooping,
twisting, reaching and lifting up to 50 pounds. Occasional heavy
lifting when moving or supporting patients who may become weak or
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Assesses the patient injuries or condition upon reception,
according to the ESI guidelines, then places them in a prioritized
order in which they are seen by the doctor.
B. Utilizing the nursing process, completes a comprehensive
physical and psychosocial assessment of patients.
C. Using nursing process, plan and provides patient/family care:
evaluates patient's response to care provided and redirects care as
D. Implements and monitors appropriate nursing care to meet
E. Participates in the health care educational needs for the client
family or significant other with regard to patient care needs,
disease prevention and health maintenance measures.
F. Maintains accurate and timely records according to hospital
policy and procedures.
G. Explains any discharge instructions to the patient and/or family
and prepares them to take over care at home.
Other Significant Requirements:
A. Maintains confidentiality while working with confidential
matters on a daily basis.
B. Provides service direct to patients while maintaining a positive
patient relationship and a supportive atmosphere.
C. Interacts with patients, family members, Medical Staff members,
and other department personnel with a respectful attitude and
promotes a cooperative manner.
D. Performs duties that are consistent with patient advocacy as
mandated by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
E. Utilizes aseptic procedures and maintains aseptic precautions
when involved in direct patient contact or handling potentially
F. Provides care appropriate for the neonate and the pediatric,
adolescent and geriatric patients served based on demonstrated
knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life
G. Assesses and interprets data on neonate and the pediatric,
adolescent and geriatric patients' status to identify patients'
requirements relative to their age-specific needs and provides care
needed as stipulated in departmental policy.
H. Provides care to patients based on standards recognized and
approved by the administration, the physician, and the licensing
I. Responds to emergency situations as needed.
J. Assists with securing medications as directed by the Pharmacy
K. Directs the delivery and administration of medications in a safe
manner that is acceptable to the State licensing authority and is
aware of consequence of failure to adhere to medication
administration standards. Consequences of failure to perform
medication administration in a safe manner may result in (but may
not be limited to) Peer Review, reporting to the State Board of
Nursing, performance restrictions or employment termination.
L. Responsible for administering any blood transfusions as ordered
by physician and monitoring patient for any adverse reactions the
first 15 minutes of administration of each transfusion.
M. Adheres to and enforces Administrative policies regarding
attendance and performance.
Wilbarger General Hospital
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