RN / Emergency and Trauma

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Ascension Borgess Hospital
Published
September 14, 2020
Location
Kalamazoo, MI
Category
Job Type

Description

In collaboration with the patient and/or family, and healthcare team, participates in open discussion to identify mutual goals based on the nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis.

  • Diagnoses, treats and evaluates the human response to actual or potential health problems/needs.
  • Evaluates the outcomes of the nursing plan of care and revises it as necessary.
  • Assesses, detects, monitors and attempts to prevent complications associated with health situations or treatment plans.
  • Notifies the physician of patient condition and response to nursing intervention appropriately and documents this action.
  • Insures that patient's pain is assessed, treated, reassessed, documented and evaluated.
  • Responsible for maintaining and upgrading knowledge, skills, nursing practice and competencies affecting the quality of nursing care, and re-licensure.
  • Delegation to other licensed and unlicensed care providers based on clinical nursing judgment and skill of the care provider.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Advanced Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Trauma obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
      • Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Trauma Nurse obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Emergency Nursing Pediatrics.

Education:

  • Diploma
    • The Registered Nurse must have an Associates of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS) Degree or Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or RN Diploma at start date BSN is required within six (6) years of start date Incumbents hired into position prior to 1/1/2015 are grandfathered with their existing educational degrees and 2 years current Emergency Department experience required. If no qualified applicants apply may be willing to consider applicants without experience.

Work Experience:

ER experience preferred. 

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