Bonner General Health

RN-ED/ICCU-163

Location

Sandpoint, ID

Type

Per Diem

Department:  ED/ICCU

Status: Occasional

    In order to maintain occasional status the occasional RN will:

  • Be available to work a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours per month; must be willing to work any shift; to participate in scheduled call rotation as applicable by department; and to work a minimum of two (2) weekend shifts per month; if applicable by department
  • Be available for work at least (8) months out of the year, and work or be on call a minimum of one (1) Hospital recognized holiday each year.

Shift: Shift and Hours worked vary with the needs of the department

Summary

The Registered Nurse (RN) renders professional care to patients within the Emergency (or ICCU) department in addition to other patient care units of the Hospital as needed, in support of medical care as directed by the Nurse Manager and pursuant to the guidelines of the Registered Nurse Practice Act and the policies and procedures of the Hospital.

Primary Functions

  • Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation
  • Demonstrates knowledge, technical skills and compliance with Hospital policy and procedure in provision of patient's needs, treatments and health education
  • Responsible for performing within the rules and regulations of the Idaho State Board of Nursing
  • Accomplishes documentation of patient care within the guidelines of policy and procedure with the goal of maintaining quality care
  • Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care according to state regulations, Hospital policy and procedure and The Joint Commission standards
  • Establish care priorities based on patient problems; communicate with staff and new employees of patient problems/concerns/changes in condition. Notify physician promptly regarding concerns
  • Maintains mental and physical health, sufficient to meet the demand of the Emergency Department (ED)
  • Triages and performs initial examinations for emergency medical conditions for patients entering the ED and determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow
  • Initiates accurate and on-going assessment of physical and psychological problems of patients
  • Additional Essential Functions as outlined in the Job Description for both the ED and ICCU Departments

Requirements

Skills

  • Ability to read, write legibly and comprehend the written and spoken word in English

Education

Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program

Experience

Minimum of one (1) year RN experience required. Recent Emergency/Critical Care nursing experience preferred

Licensure/Certification

Current Idaho State RN license; Current BLS (AHA) certification, ACLS, TNCC, ENPC/PALS and NRP required; CEN and/or EPNC recommended

Physical Demands

Physical demands of position are listed in job description

Supervised By

CNO, Clinical Supervisor, Emergency Nurse Manager, or Hospital Supervisor in the absence of the CNO

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