Registered Nurse Emerg. Response Team

Summary:

Under
the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager/ Director (or designee)
implements supervises and evaluates the nursing care of each patient
undergoing an emergency until the patient is stabilized or transitioned to the
appropriate level of care.  Utilizes the
nursing process in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and
procedures and with consideration of the aging process throughout the
lifespan including all developmental stages as well as cultural
patterns.  

 

Responsibilities:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides direct patient care. 

Provides leadership by delegating supervising and participating in safe nursing care activities provided by ancillary personnel

Evaluates effectiveness of patient care and identifies opportunities for improvement.

Collaborates with the healthcare team patient family and community services regarding the patient care outcome/discharge planning.

Assesses and provides appropriate teaching based on patient and family needs.

Participates in departmental quality improvement and research activities.

Utilizes all available resources to provide quality cost effective patient care.

Meets and maintains clinical competencies measured by pre-determined credentialing standards mandatory/safety education and completion of Basic Life

Support and ACLS.

Identifies growth needs and participates in educational opportunities and professional organizations.

Serves as a role model/preceptor to new graduate nurses and less experienced personnel.

Responds to emergency situations (Code Blue Rapid Response Code Stroke Code Triage) as delegated by Nursing Leadership to provide critical care assessment and interventions to manage patients in decline until they can be transitioned to the appropriate level of care.

Provides critical care nursing consultation to areas as delegated by Nursing Leadership. 

Provides critical care nursing support to areas as delegated by Nursing Leadership.

 

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

1. Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred.
2. Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.
3. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

UNIT SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of RI.  BSN preferred


Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) preferred.


Minimum three years of current clinical experience in critical care nursing including responding to cardiac arrests and clinical emergencies  in a hospital setting required.



WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Visual and aural ability to monitor patient status.
2. Physical ability to assist in lifting and positioning patients.
3. Exposed to patient care environment.
4. Physical ability for extensive walking and standing; lifting positioning and pushing patients on stretchers.

UNIT SPECIFIC PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

� Must have full range of body motion.
� Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
� Vision abilities required include close vision distance vision and color vision.
� Must be able to speak and hear clearly.
� Must have the ability to stand sit walk bend lean and squat for long periods of time without hindrance.
� Must be able to maintain dexterity when pulling pushing and gripping carts and stretchers.
� Must be physically able to perform CPR.
� Must perform all physical job duties accurately in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruption.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.



 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 3

 

Union: UNAP