Coquille Valley Hospital

Job 177534 - Registered Nurse- Emergency Department
Coquille, OR

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Job Details

Location: Coquille, OR
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $33.97 - $52.96

Job Description

Purpose/Description-

  • RN to needed shifts in the ER. Works under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager and Chief Nursing Officer. Performs duties by applying professional nursing theory and principles, and utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care given to patients in the emergency room. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team in providing patient care. Demonstrates clinical, organizational and communication skills in dealing with patients, families and other health care workers. Provides care that meet the psychosocial, physical on general aspects of care. Observe patients and carry out medical treatments. Use computerized equipment to monitor patients' vital signs, then record their observations and other medical data in patients' charts. Consult with medical staff about ways to prevent infection. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with physicians regarding changes in patients’ status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.

Requirements

Education and Experience-

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required, an associate's degree in nursing (A.D.N.), or bachelor’s degree in nursing (B.S.N.) preferred.

 

Experience:

  • Two (2) Years’ experience in ER/Critical Care preferred.

 

License/ Certification:

  • Current Oregon Registered Nurse licensure required at date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required. 
  • ACLS required.
  • PALS required.
  • TNCC required.

 

Duties and Responsibilities-

Essential Duties:

  • Observe patients. Monitor vital signs using computerized equipment.
  • Record patients' medical information, vital signs, and progress.
  • Discuss cases with doctors and other medical staff.
  • Advise and consult with staff about ways to prevent infection.
  • Manage care plans for patients.
  • Give patients treatments and medications.
  • Maintain stock of supplies.
  • Coordinate care with ancillary staff such as Lab, Medical Imaging, Respiratory Therapy, etc.
  • Prepare patients and assist with exams.
  • Provide patient education about their health condition, treatment and after care.
  • Provide discharge planning as necessary: Decide as soon as the patient is admitted where the patient needs to be placed after being cared for.
  • Arrange for in home health care, equipment for example hospital bed, walkers, oxygen; coordinate with the medical equipment agencies and businesses.
  • Interact with Pharmacy to mix medications, pass meds, pull drugs from pharmacy check and fill drug cart.
  • Provide nursing support for ER.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Other Skills:

  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in use of computer including MS Office applications.
  • Ability to manage complex operations and diverse personnel.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.

 

Coquille Valley Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Coquille Valley Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Coquille Valley Hospital expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Coquille Valley Hospital’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

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