Staff RN Emergency Services in Weslaco, TX at Knapp Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    1401 East 8th Street
    Weslaco, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


JOB SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provide direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintain standards of care in the Unit. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients; He/she communicates with the physician about changes in the patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING 1.Current and valid state RN License. 2.Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. 3.Current ACLS (AHA) within 1 year and maintain current. 4.Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 within 1 year and maintain current. 5.Minimum of one year as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital. 6.Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. 7.Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. 8.Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually. 9.Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred. 10.Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within 18 months of hire required.

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