RN - Emergency

Confidential Company  •  Ketchikan, AK

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

$64K - $89K
Posted on 08/14/17
Ketchikan, AK
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
$64K - $89K
Posted on 08/14/17

RN – Emergency

Shift: Variable

The Emergency Department RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Prioritizes patient care based on acuity level and available resources.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Experience: 2+ Acute or Specialty Required
Education: Graduate of a state accredited registered nurse school of nursing.


Base Salary starts at $64,480.to 89,440

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available – Yes

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