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WEEKEND OPTION RN - Emergency SvcsJob DetailsJob LocationWashington Co Hospital - Washington, IA Position TypeFull Time Job ShiftDay Job CategoryHealth Care DescriptionSUMMARY This position is expected to assess patients’ nursing care needs, evaluate effectiveness of care provided, and integrate nursing theory into clinical practice in the Emergency Services Department. The position must be able to apply nursing theory to assess, diagnose, treat and evaluate safe patient care and continue to analyze ongoing assessment data to determine safe patient outcomes. This position requires State Licensure as Registered Nurse (RN) who will collaborate and integrate information from patient and family working with multi-disciplinary team members. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES(include but are not limited to the following)

Collaboratively coordinates the continuum of care across the multi-disciplinary team settings.

Openness to new approaches, methods or technology in the ever-changing healthcare setting

Provide a positive customer experience by involvement and resolution of customer concerns

Develops patient care plan using critical and analytical skills based on patient condition, age, and psychological, educational and socioeconomic conditions that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.

Effectively apply technical knowledge to problem solve and act as a role model and resource person for other staff members.


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

Current license as a registered nurse issued by the State of Iowa or is eligible for reciprocity or has a work permit issued by the State of Iowa

Knowledge of theory, principles, techniques, and practice of professional nursing; of scientific principles and nursing research; of preparation, administration, and actions of medications; of treatments and medical procedures; of counseling and teaching techniques; of medical equipment as it relates to patient care.

Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and maintain current knowledge in caring for pediatric to geriatric patients.

BLS certification.

ACLS certified or willingness to complete within 6 months of hire.

TNCC certified or willingness to complete within 6 months of hire (cost reimbursable; required f or FT/PT employees only).

PALS certified or willingness to complete within 6 months of hire.

Two-four years clinical experience preferred.


Demonstrates teamwork by working cooperatively with others on a team both internally within the department assigned and outside departments.

Manages change by showing the ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed for performance improvement.

Demonstrates a consistent positive customer experience on a daily basis

Demonstrates critical and analytical thinking skills by a logical, systematic, sequential approach.

Demonstrates clinical and technical expertise in their area of licensure, certification or experienced area.

Strong written and verbal communication skills with prevalent professional demeanor

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation

Highly motivated with high ethical standards that supports and drives goals of the Company

Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment

Display knowledge of care required by infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school age, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

Competent in the theory and application in the care of the principles of the patient presenting for emergency care

Competent in the use of complex equipment and medications found in the emergency department to include but not limited to; Lucas device, defibrillators, glidescope, fluid warmer and high risk medications.

Competent to manage critically-ill patient population within highly functioning emergency department

Proven capacity to function with a high degree of autonomy while actively collaborating within a multi-disciplinary team

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