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Company: Baptist Emergency Hospital
Location: Shavano Park, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

About Us

Emerus is the nation's first and largest operator of small-format hospitals, also known as community or neighborhood hospitals. Emerus' leading national health system partners include Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS and MultiCare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals takes charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Emerus' distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in six of the past seven years. More information is available at www.emerus.com.



Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care in the Emergency Room.



Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, prioritize, and provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/families
  • Proficiently and consistently complete accurate, concise and legible documentation on medical records
  • Observe and record signs, symptoms and behaviors including the physiological status of patients
  • Presents proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes
  • Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Follow physician's orders in the delivery of nursing care
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
  • Adhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care
  • Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures
  • Participate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care given
  • Assemble equipment and supply for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments. Handle care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the Board of Nursing of that State


Other Job Functions

  • Perform all Quality Assessment activities assigned and document
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree, required; BSN, preferred
  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse without sanctions, required
  • 2+ years full-time RN experience in ER or other comparable experience, required
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications from the American Heart Association, required; ENPC certification from ENA may be substituted for PALS certification; TNCC preferred
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication


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