Job Title: RN D

Company: Margaretville Hospital

City/State: Margaretville, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Emergency Room

Union: No

Position: Per Diem

Hours: varied

Shift: All Shifts

Req #: 30219

Job Details:

Purpose

Summary:

Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care of patients in the ED. Promotes teamwork with physicians, mid-level practitioners and personnel of other departments. Is accountable for adhering to all standards of emergency nursing care and for managing supplies and equipment. Job Requirements:

  • Licensure and Certifications: Employee maintains current licensure and/or required certifications.
  • Annual Mandatory

    Education:

    Employee completes annual Mandatory Education Module, Annual Health Assessment,Age Specific requirements, etc…

  • Time and Attendance: Employee complies with all HealthAlliance and departmental policies for time and attendance.
  • Professional Appearance: Employee complies with HealthAlliance policy for professional Appearance (Dress Code), including wearing ID Badge.
  • Safety – maintains a safe environment for patients, visitors, physicians and employees.tandards of ExcellencResponsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Register patients, obtaining signatures for consent of treatment and assignment of insurance benefits when registration is unavailable.
  • Obtain copies of insurance cards and ID when registration is unavailable
  • Complete all ED forms with handwriting that is legible and neat
  • Assist in ED record documentation as allowed by NYSDOH. Obtain vital signs, complaint and height/weight as needed, completion of history and medication reconciliation.
  • Enter orders
  • Perform fingersticks for glucose testing
  • Assist with ambulance communication, pre hospital and hospital, from the ED
  • Xerox copies of medical records
  • Assures proper charge items are entered into electronic medical record.
  • Orders supplies as needed. Keeps the ED clean and neat
  • Retrieves medical records from HIM when department is closed
  • Performs 12 lead EKG’s, applies cardiac monitor, NIBP, and pulse oximeter
  • Proficient in IV venipuncture skills
  • Ensures collection, labeling and delivery of specimens
  • Transports and moves patients safely and appropriately
  • Assist MD/PA/NP with surgical or invasive procedures, i.e. suturing, insertion of chest tubes, etc.
  • Maintains sterile/aseptic technique
  • Cleans instruments in proper solution for return to Central Supply
  • Obtains ice from acute care for ED use
  • Assists on acute care when there are no ED patients
  • Is knowledgeable of location, care and use of emergency department
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures specific to the ED
  • Additional duties as assigned.
and Objectivesf Performance Appraisal

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, currently licensed in the State of New York. Membership in a professional organization suggested.

Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of acute care experience required. Minimum of 2 years critical care or emergency room experience preferred. Basic knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Knowledge of appropriate technology and practice standards for area of responsibility. Demonstrates sound clinical skills; knowledge of Hospital structure, objectives and standards of practice, positive communication skills.

Training/License:

  • NYS Registered Nurse license required. Basic Life Support, ACLS, and PALS certifications required. TNCC and ENPC certification required within one year. CEN preferred.

Other:

N/A

About Us:

Margaretville Hospital

Margaretville Hospital, in Margaretville, NY, is home to Delaware County’s most advanced critical-care access hospital. This 15-bed facility cares for more than 240 inpatients annually while performing 14,000 outpatient procedures each year. Margaretville Hospital was named one of the top 100 critical-access hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association. It provides emergency care, ambulatory care services, laboratory testing, medical imaging, physical and occupational therapy, swing-bed rehabilitation programs, respite care, and board-certified specialist and wellness education.