Job Title: RN D

Company: Margaretville Hospital

City/State: Margaretville, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Emergency Room

Union: No

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8p-8:30am

Shift: Night - 12 hour shift

Req #: 37300

Hiring Range: 40.88-61.89/HR

Job Details:

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.

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.formance 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.

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Saving Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement