Registered Nurse Emergency Department MHB
Location: Buffalo, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2019
Status: Full Time Facility: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Work Schedule: Nights with Weekend and Holiday Rotation Shift: 3: Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 0.920000: Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133Summary:
Coordinates total nursing care for the patient by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the Emergency Department/Immediate Treatment. Responsibilities:
- Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program.
- Current registration as registered nurse in New York State.
- Current BLS validation and ACLS validation within six (6) months.
- PALS validation preferred.
- Completion of basic critical care course within six (6) months of assignment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Must have one (l) year of recent acute care experience.
- Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands legal aspects of the job function, adheres to hospital policies and procedures. Role involves a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.
- Assists in directing a small group of employees performing similar or related tasks of semi skilled nature.
- Instructs employees.
- Assigns, evaluates performance, and maintains efficiency of staff assigned to him/her.
- Has obligations to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment. Required to participate and respond to disaster drills and actual disaster situations.
- Good mental and physical health
- The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.
- May also be exposed to communicable diseases.