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The Emergency Room RN provides general nursing care to patients, contributing to the total patient care program.
Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. / three 12-hour shifts weekly
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides total patient care according to established standards, policies and procedures
Admit patients to the Emergency Department, assess needs, identify nursing problems and establishes priorities of care needed to return the patient to optimal health
Makes initial patient contact, observes the patient’s condition and vital signs, assesses and records observations in the patient’s chart and relays those findings to the covering provider.
Assists providers with treatments and procedures during the patient stay
Prepare patients for examination, obtain equipment needed for treatment, carry out ordered treatments, document treatments and outcomes and instruct the patient on follow up care/appointments.
Transcribes and reviews physician orders and assures that necessary arrangements are made with other patient care departments, as ordered
Prepares, administers and records medications, IV solutions and establishes IV access
Provided patient and family instruction and education regarding the patient’s care throughout the ER stay and upon discharge
Attends and participates in in-service education programs and other educational meetings as well as unit meetings
May perform additional duties, as requested or required
KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE
Must be an RN with a current Kansas state license. BLS, ACLS and a minimum of one year of acute nursing experience are required.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive benefit package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D, Long Term Disability, Retirement Match and Paid Time Off
Internal Number: 2021-4
About Clara Barton Hospital
Clara Barton Hospital is a Private, Not-for-Profit, Critical Access Hospital licensed with 23 acute and/or swing care beds, 24-hour emergency department, inpatient & outpatient surgical services, full laboratory and diagnostic imaging services, outreach specialty physicians and three Rural Health Clinics. Our team of highly-trained physicians, physician assistants, and professional staff are committed to providing high quality, compassionate health care, right here, close to home.
We are honored to be entrusted with the health and wellness of our surrounding communities. Clara Barton Hospital is equipped with state of the art medical equipment and technology to provide advanced diagnostic and clinical testing. Our team of dedicated physicians diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions quickly and with greater accuracy. From developing new lines of healthcare services to insuring greater access to more timely, dependable emergency care, Clara Barton Hospital is poised to meet the changing healthcare needs of tomorrow. When individuals or their loved one require medical attention ranging anywhere from your ordinary common cold to life-saving emergency services, we wa...nt Clara Barton Hospital to be the area hospital of choice.
Located in Hoisington, Kansas, we enjoy the pleasures of a small town and have city amenities very close by, as well as a plethora of Kansas treasure areas within short traveling distance.