Job Description

Location: Nashoba Valley Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/24/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Salary: $48.50+
Department: 2090.50150 NVS Emergency Care

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Job Summary:

  • RN Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting.
  • Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectations with a minimum of supervision.
  • Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system.
  • Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system.
  • Communicates with Emergency Department physicians about changes in patient's status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies.
  • Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.


• Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
• Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
• Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.
• Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.
• Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
• Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
• Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
• Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
• Accurately assigns triage categories.
• Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
• Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
• Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family.
• Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
• Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served.
• Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.


• Prior ED experience
• Meditech knowledge helpful
• Good communication skills
• Ability to prioritize in a one MD setting
• ACLS and PALS required
• MA RN Licensure

Salary: $48.50+

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