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Registered Nurse Emergency Department MSMH

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Location: Lewiston, NY, United States

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Job Description

Facility: Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.166667

Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 1199

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days

Hours: 7:00am to 7:30pm


The Registered Professional Nurse assigned to the Emergency Service Unit is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation as appropriate to the ages of the patients served, based on the areas of clinical practice. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Maintains confidentiality of all hospital/staff information. Strives to incorporate the philosophy and mission of Mount Saint Mary's Hospital and to incorporate the Hospital's goal of: Quality care in a personal manner with total regard for individual human dignity.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required
  • RN licensure in New York State
  • Must possess current BLS within sixty (60) days from time of placement and must have current ACLS and PALS within twelve (12) months from time of placement.
    Bachelor of Science (BSN) preferred

  • Upon acceptance of a position, the employee must satisfactorily complete the Catholic Health Emergency Room orientation program

  • Good human relations and oral/written communication skills required
  • Answer telephones
  • Maintain logs
  • Maintain patient charts
  • Research information
  • Schedule appointments
  • Calculator
  • Clinical Computer Information System
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Fax
  • May use power tools
  • Photocopier
  • Typewriter
  • Working knowledge of all emergency service equipment

  • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
  • Exposed to: a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; odorous chemical and specimens; infection from disease-bearing specimens; hazards of handling diseased organs and tissues; hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment; Housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals; unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)
  • Flexibility in scheduled working hours/days to meet needs of unit
  • Handles: absentee replacement on short notice; emergency or crisis situations (potential patient violence)
  • May be exposed to: infections and contagious diseases; biohazardous, radioactive substances; toxic chemicals (i.e. photocopier)
  • May perform emergency care
  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
  • Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquires
  • Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards
  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
  • Requires judgement/action which could result in death of patient
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
  • Subject to many interruptions
  • Required Protective Equipment:
  • Eye/face protection may be required
  • Gowns may be required
  • Hair covering may be required
  • Lab coat or apron may be required
  • Mask may be required
  • Sterile/non-sterile medical gloves may be required
  • Utility gloves may be required

  • Hazards: conditions where there is danger to life, body, and/or health Noise: Sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss


  • Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your new employee pre-boarding. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted for medical reasons.
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