HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Emergency Services (RN) in Salem VA, Virginia

Performs as Triage Nurse according to triage guidelines.

Perform and documents initial admission assessment on all patients upon arrival in the Emergency Department.

Plans and provides patient care as per MD/Nurse Practitioner orders, established Protocols, and policies.

Reassesses effectiveness of nursing care, confers with physician/nurse practitioners, and documents findings appropriately.

Utilizes equipment and performs special procedures competently as relates to the Emergency Department Scope of Practice.

Assess patient/family learning needs and provides appropriate instructions.

Utilizes and accurately completes all unit/hospital forms.

Maintains patient confidentiality, privacy, and functions to meet patient’s right to be informed.

Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to all department and hospital Safety Standards.

Intervenes appropriately in unit/patient crises.

Strives for achievement of excellence through certifications, professional, organizations, professional goals and continuing education.

Functions effectively as a team member, triage, charge nurse and preceptor.

Demonstrates Professionalism through interaction with co-workers, patients, families, physicians and other departments.

Participates in Quality Assurance monitoring in the Standards of Care and the ER Protocols.

Participates in patient caseload management.

Participates in cost savings/Performance Improvement activities.

EXPERIENCE Required - Current Virginia license or license pending state board approval. One year experience in area of clinical expertise to which applying. Preferred - One year management experience in area of clinical expertise to which applying.

EDUCATION Required - Graduate of accredited school of nursing. ACLS and BLS certification. Preferred - BSN, BS. Certification in area of expertise (TNCC, PALS, CEN)

Title: Registered Nurse Emergency Services (RN)

Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00005-16364