Registered Nurse Emergency Room - West Plano Emergency Room - Plano, TX - ED - Emergency Department
Company: The Colony ER Hospital
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Registered Nurse Emergency Room (Full Time Mid-Shift 9am-9pm) -
West Plano Emergency Room - Plano, TX
Position Summary (Purpose)
The staff RN at West Plano ER, cares for all patients including
neonates, infants, children, adults and geriatrics. The staff RN
will strive to provide proficient, competent care while maintaining
the patient's sense of comfort and dignity.
2 years minimum ER RN staff experience.
Successful completion of clinical orientation with proven
capabilities in skill, knowledge base and vision of The Colony ER
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Texas
licensure with the State Board of Nurse Examiners. License must be
in good standing.
Credentials BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
NIH Stroke Scale certification
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding (as outlined in clinical
competencies review) of:
Age-specific care of the emergency patient.
Understanding of family dynamics and appropriate interaction.
Clinical competencies in abnormal lab or test values, medications
Required to pass the Moderate Sedation Test by 80%
Essential Job functions and responsibilities
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate care of emergency
Meet and maintain the RN Standards of Practice for The Colony ER
Participate in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the
quality of patient care.
Carry out orders by physician accurately and efficiently.
Identify emergencies and provide necessary intervention.
Show leadership and direction with co-workers and other staff
Communicate appropriately with patients and co-workers.
Show knowledge when collaborating with physicians, nurses and other
clinical faculty in making decisions about patient care.
Lab: shows knowledge and competencies in lab duties.
Perform laboratory patient testing and reporting as assigned by the
Perform laboratory tests as described in the Laboratory Procedure
Maintain a current Procedure Manual.
Collect appropriate specimens from patients.
Check two patient identifiers prior to collection and labeling.
Label specimens at the patient's bedside with date and time of
Prepare or instruct patients for specimen collection in age
Prepare specimens to be sent out to a reference laboratory.
Follow all laboratory safety policies and procedures.
Run controls and document as described in the QC Policy.
Calibrate all laboratory instruments, where applicable, as
described in the Laboratory Policy and Procedures Manual.
Maintain all laboratory instruments as indicated by the
manufacturers. In the event of instrument failure, follow the
manufacturer's trouble-shooting procedures.
Maintain laboratory safety equipment in proper working order to
ensure their effectiveness and maintain personal protection
supplies as needed.
Maintain all laboratory work surfaces; clean and disinfect against
potentially infectious material.
Maintain all laboratory records as described in the Laboratory
Policy and Procedures Manual.
Make all laboratory records and documents available for inspection
by the Laboratory Director, Technical Consultant, or CLIA
Order laboratory supplies as needed to ensure that laboratory
functions and services will not be interrupted.
Follow all directives in the Laboratory Policy and Procedure
All other duties as assigned.
Nonessential Job functions
Performs other duties as assigned by immediate
Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
Assist with patient restraints and maintain precautions; collect,
report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and
unusual patient and family behavior.
Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated
meetings as required.
Ability to Navigate/Utilize Electronic Medical Record
Understand/Comply with Hospital Policy and Procedures.
Maintains skill level by continuing education, collaborative
training with co-workers and physicians and annual skills check
Constant: Vision (close, distance, color, peripheral, depth and
ability to adjust focus); Hearing; Speaking; Use hands to finger,
handle or feel objects, tools or controls; Walk; Sit; Balance;
Repetitive motions; Using arm, leg and back muscles for extended
Frequent: Bend, Squat, Twist, Push/Pull up to 20 pounds without
assistance; up to 50 with assistance; Lift/Carry up to 20 pounds
without assistance; up to 50 pounds with assistance
Occasional: Climb, Kneel, Crouch, Distinguish Colors, Exposure to
noise/high-pitched noise, Exposure to hazards, allergens,
Rarely: Exposure to potential electric shock; Work in confined
Other: Must be able to wear personal protective equipment,
including gloves, gowns, goggles, masks.
Potential exposure to communicable disease.
Potential for cuts and bruises.
OSHA Category I: Normal routine involves exposure to blood, bodily
fluid or tissue and as part of their employment.
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