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Company: Allegheny Health Network
Location: Greensburg, PA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care in the Emergency Room.



Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, prioritize, and provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/families
  • Proficiently and consistently complete accurate, concise and legible documentation on medical records
  • Observe and record signs, symptoms and behaviors including the physiological status of patients
  • Presents proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes
  • Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Follow physician's orders in the delivery of nursing care
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
  • Adhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care
  • Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures
  • Participate in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care given
  • Assemble equipment and supply for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; performs or assists others with procedures or treatments. Handle care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the Board of Nursing of that State


Other Job Functions

  • Perform all Quality Assessment activities assigned and document
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree, required; BSN, preferred
  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse without sanctions, required
  • 2+ years full-time RN experience in ER or other comparable experience, required
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications from the American Heart Association, required; ENPC certification from ENA may be substituted for PALS certification; TNCC preferred
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication


About Us

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has partnered with Emerus, a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of emergency, inpatient, and diagnostic medical health care and the nation's first and largest operator of micro-hospitals.  From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise.  Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care.  We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts right in your neighborhood.


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