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Registered Nurse - ER

Facility Harlingen Medical Center
Location
US-TX-Harlingen
ID
2021-73793
Category
RN
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Nights

Overview

Harlingen Medical Center is seeking an Emergency Room RN to join our 5 Star CMS facility in Harlingen Texas. We are a 112 bed facility and a Level IV Trauma Designated hospital. Our concept of "Patient Focused Care" puts you, the patient, first! The design, management, staffing, and operation of our hospital are focused on your needs and overall comfort. Each caregiver is highly skilled and cross-trained in various fields, thus providing you with high quality care, always.

 

Benefits include:

401K 

Medical 

Dental 

Vision 

STD/LTD

Life Insurance 

Vacation/Sick/ Holiday PTO

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department.  He / She communicates with the physician about the changes in the patient’s clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.

Qualifications

1.     Current and valid state RN License.

2.     Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

3.     Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

4.     Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

5.     Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.

6.     Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.

7.     Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

8.     Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

1.     In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current. 

2.     EDAP certified facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire.

3.     Non OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate 90 days upon hire and maintain current.

4.     Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNNC) within 12 months of hire required.

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