Nursing Careers at Lifespan

RN - Emergency Job

Job Number: NH16215

Job Title: Registered Nurse-Emergency

Department: Emergency Unit - 1302700

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

Graduate from a school of nursing and licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in the nurse’s primary state of legal residency if that state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Current CPR certification. Current ACLS certification or must obtain within six months of Hire. (BHU & Rehab Nursing exempt from ACLS) Six to twelve months experience is required to attain minimum proficiency.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive patient care, in collaboration with the medical plan of care, to meet the biopsychosocial, environmental and educational needs of all age groups, which may include neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Apply scientific principles and infection control concepts when implementing the clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures. Initiate, plan and participate in health teaching and discharge planning for patients and families. Delegate responsibilities in the direction, coordination and leadership of RN’s, LPNs, Student Nurse Associates and Nursing Assistants.