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ER Nurse

North Richland Hill, TX 76182

Posted: 12/06/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 123918

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
The Registered Nurse will be clinically competent while delivering care to patients utilizing the
nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. RNs will
effectively interact with patients, significant others and other health team members while
maintaining all standards of professional nursing. This includes, but is not limited to: patient
assessment, therapeutic treatment as ordered by the physician, laboratory testing, and patient
discharge and education.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES
Provide patients and their family with a customer focused, friendly, reassuring and open
environment that encourages patient participation in health care decisions.
Assist in patient care to the extent that training and education allows. This may include
duties not usually performed but that are within the scope of practice.
Encourage a work environment that is friendly and respectful.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Document accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status: Document patient care,
including nursing intervention, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems,
capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals. Documentation includes evidence of
appropriate patient/significant other teaching, and the understanding of these instructions is
noted in the medical record. Maintain all required documentation in paper and electronic
formats
Assist the physician on duty in the examination and treatment of patients. Communicate
with the physician regarding patient' s needs, the nursing assessments and recommendations
on a daily basis and as needed, as evidenced by client feedback and operations coordinator
observation.
Teach patient/significant other appropriate health information in a timely manner and share
written informational material as evidenced by client feedback and operations coordinator
observation.
Perform direct patient care, to include therapeutic and diagnostic intervention using
established procedures, policies and standards as evidenced by client/staff feedback and
operations coordinator observation.
Execute physician orders including administration of medications, treatments and IVs
according to policy and procedure.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Knowledge regarding the nursing process and its application, including the assessment,
planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Previous experience in patient care setting. Experience in an Urgent Care or ER/ICU
environment is required.
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
Unrestricted registered nurse license in the state of practice
Current ACLS, PALS/ENCP, and CPR/BLS Certification
Graduate from an accredited nursing program
High School (or accredited equivalent) diploma
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