Job Description

Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/4/2023
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $36-$70
Department: 0600.50150 CGS Ed Medical

****$40,000 Sign-on Bonus for all New-to-Steward ED Nurses, or rehires who have been gone for more than 1 year ****

Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Shift: Nights 7PM-5:30AM ; full-time benefit eligible ; Emergency Department

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinates total nursing care for patients participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Documents initial and ongoing patient assessment in a complete, concise, and timely manner according to policy and procedure of GSMC.
  • Develops and modifies and effective, comprehensive, and individualized plan of care including discharge planning for assigned patients, utilizing standards of care developed by GSMC.
  • Applies knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served, i.e.: infant pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Initiates and coordinates patient teaching according to identified needs.
  • Integrates, delegates, and coordinates patient care using interdisciplinary approach.
  • Delegates responsibilities for care, when applicable, and makes assignments according to skills of caregiver.
  • Evaluates patient responses to interventions according to established policy and procedure of GSMC.
  • Demonstrates an ability to plan and supervise other patient caregivers in providing patient care on unit while functioning as a professional role model.
  • Demonstrates the ability to exercise independent judgment in times of need and emergency situations and evaluates the results of actions taken.
  • Administers medication and perform treatments, utilizing principles of aseptic technique to assigned patient according to the established policy and procedure of MHMC.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: in services, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and in services and/or reviews documentation as required.
  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.
  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.
  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, BSN preferred.

Experience

  • Minimum of one year of RN experience in an Emergency Room setting.

Certification/Licensure:

  • MA RN License
  • BLS Certification

Software/Hardware:

  • Meditech experience preferred.

Additional Information

Important COVID Message

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Please note, our Good Samaritan Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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