HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Emergency Department PRN in N Richland Hills, Texas

Work Schedule: PRN

Position Summary and Job Responsibilities:

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.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Current Texas licensure as an RN

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association

  • Current certification as a ACLS Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Title: RN Emergency Department PRN

Location: Texas-N Richland Hills-North Hills Hospital - North Richland Hills

Requisition ID: 00444-83181