Staff RN - ER F/t Evenings in Denville, NJ at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/18/2020

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Job Description

Overview
Saint Clare’s provides comprehensive emergency services to all patients. Our Emergency Department is staffed by Board Certified Physicians with extensive training in Emergency Medicine as well as Certified Physician Assistants. Our Nursing staff consists of highly trained and Certified Emergency Nurses and Emergency Department technicians. Saint Clare’s is proud to have State-Certified Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s), as part of our Mobile Intensive Care units (MICU’s) who respond to locations within our region in case of an emergency. Our Paramedics work alongside local first aid squads to provide advanced life support in patient’s homes, in the workplace, or on the road. We also feature Specialty Care Transport units (SCTU) that staff a highly trained RN and an EMT-B who provide critical care transport.
 
Geriatric Emergency Department
Saint Clare’s provides comprehensive care for the growing geriatric community. Our collaborative, multi-disciplinary team is dedicated to providing high quality, compassionate care to our geriatric patients to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and future Emergency Department visits. Saint Clare’s will also provide an array of services to support these patients and their family members allowing for a safer return home.
 
Pediatric Services
 
Our Emergency Departments provides pediatric services to the population we serve. Our Denville Campus always has a Pediatrician available in the building at all times. Our Emergency Department nurses have specialized training to care for children and adolescents.
 
Cardiovascular Services
 
Saint Clare's Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) can transmit a patient's EKG directly to any of our Saint Clare’s Emergency Department. With this valuable test, Emergency Physicians, Cardiac interventionists and clinical staff can often make diagnosis before the patient reaches our hospital, saving valuable time, and receiving emergency cardiovascular services.
If you feel you may be having a heart attack, call 911 immediately.
 
Awards and Recognition
 
Saint Clare’s is dedicated to providing our patients with high quality, compassionate care. We are proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline program for our excellence in improving quality of patient care. In 2015 our Denville Campus was the recipient of the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Plus Award.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides 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 maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. He / She communicates with the physician about the changes in the patients clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.
 
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Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
  • Current and valid state RN License.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  • Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
    Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):
  • In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current.
  • EDAP certified facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire.
  • Non OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate 90 days upon hire and maintain current.
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNNC) within 12 months of hire required.
     
    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf