Randallstown, MD, United States
ER-7 at Northwest Hospital currently sees over 60,000 patients per year and has 49 beds. The department treats major and minor illnesses, typically related to cardiac and behavioral health. Additionally, ER-7 staff may provide care for orthopedic injuries or minor trauma. ER-7 has a rapid care area as well, designated for minor illnesses. Staff members of ER-7 are outgoing and positive, and must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, and be able to effectively implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms.
Position Summary:Under moderate supervision, coordinates and performs direct care for an assigned group of patients. Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and functions as advisor, resource, preceptor and leader for other members of the patient care team.
Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field; Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Psychiatric background preferred. One (1) year of previous experience in a patient care setting is required; 5-7 years experience; EKG/MONITOR; Maryland Nurse Practice Act for Registered Nurses Visualization, measuring, calculating, auscultation, palpation, and documentation techniques; Maryland Registered Nurse License; CPR Certification; ACLS; PALS.
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