ER Nurse

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ER Nurse Job Description

 

Job Title: Emergency Room Nurse

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Emergency Room Nurse to join our team in providing excellent care to patients in emergency situations. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing patients, providing triage and stabilizing care, administering medications and treatments, and communicating with interdisciplinary teams to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Perform initial patient assessments and triage to determine the urgency of care needed

- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians or advanced practice providers

- Monitor patient vital signs, cardiac rhythms, and other physiological parameters

- Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement individualized care plans

- Document all patient care activities and maintain accurate medical records

- Educate patients and their families on treatment plans and discharge instructions

- Maintain a clean and organized work environment, ensuring that all equipment is in good working condition

- Participate in ongoing professional development and education to remain current on best practices in emergency care

 

Requirements:

- Active nursing license in good standing

- Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications

- Minimum of 2 years of experience in emergency room or critical care nursing

- Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high-stress environment

- Flexibility to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Certification in emergency nursing (CEN)

- Additional certifications in trauma care, pediatric emergency care, or critical care nursing

- Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field