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Staff RN - Emergency Services

Facility Knapp Medical Center
Location
US-TX-Weslaco
ID
2021-73816
Category
RN
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Overview

Knapp Medical Center is seeking a Staff RN to join our ER team! Located in South Texas we provide exceptional healthcare services to residents of the Rio Grande Valley. Located in Weslaco, Knapp works hard to provide state-of-the-art technology, progressive diagnostic and treatment options, and patient-focused care.

 

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 patients 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.

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