Registered Nurse

Confidential Company  •  Vancouver, WA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/02/18 by Nina Mathews
Confidential Company
Vancouver, WA
Less than 5 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/02/18 Nina Mathews

Job Description:

  • Unit: Emergency Room Nurse
  • Openings: 3
  • Shift: Nights Full Time

Job Summary:

  • Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards
  • Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team

Essential Functions:

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs
  • Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards
  • Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence
  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development
  • Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Education:

  • ADN or BSN from an accredited nursing school
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred

Experience/Training:

  • Current or one year of significant and recent ED experience (within the past 3 years)
  • ED experience in like sized and like-census ED; Trauma Level 2 or greater; experience at a Magnet or Academic Hospital; experience with shared governance model; hospital accredited and certified by DNV or TJC preferred

License/Certification:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing at date of hire
  • BLS and ACLS at date of hire
  • PALS must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer
  • NIHSS within 6 months of hire and recertification every 2 years
  • Specialty emergency certification preferred; certification endorsed by ENA (Emergency Nurses Association) preferred
  • Membership to ENA preferred
  • SANE certification preferred
  • TCAR or PCAR preferred

Other Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills
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