RN – ER PRN

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March 16, 2021
Location
Mayfield, Kentucky
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RN - ER PRN in Mayfield, KY at Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/16/2021

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About Us

Jackson Purchase Medical Center is a 107-bed Joint Commission-accredited hospital that serves Mayfield and the surrounding communities. For more information on Jackson Purchase Medical Center please visit: https://www.jacksonpurchase.com/

Job Description

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Identifies patient acuity based upon need and condition.

Assesses patient and reviews patient's medical record to formulate and individualized nursing plan of care.

Uses criteria required to identify and assess possible victims.

Provides nursing care to patients with restrictive, obstructive, and vascular pulmonary diseases.

Provides nursing care for patients receiving cardiac pacing therapy.

Performs remote continuous observation of multiple telemetry monitors for an assigned group of patients.

Assesses a patient's neurological status and function using a variety of neurological assessment tools and measures.

Performs pelvic screening examinations on female patients.

Provides nursing care for patients with inserted/implanted central venous access devices (CVADs).

Provides nursing care for patients with chest drainage systems.

Provides nursing care for emergently hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic patients.

Ability to assist with/or place endotracheal tube.

Provides nursing care for patients requiring mechanical ventilation.

Provides nursing care for patients with acute and/or chronic wounds.

Provides nursing care for dying and deceased patients.

Facilitates the department's compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) for patients presenting with emergent medical conditions or in active labor.

Prepares for and responds to mass casualty/disaster incidents following established practices/policies/procedures.

Addresses conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disputes or disagreements occur.

Addresses conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disputes or disagreements occur.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education

Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) X Handle with Care

Licenses:

Licensed to Practice in the State of Kentucky.

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