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RN-Emergency Department

SSM Health

Location Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
Department WI-St. Agnes Hospital
Posted 47 days ago -
Type: Full-time Permanent
Reference ID: 14113716

Description

Provides direct nursing care in settings where patients require complex assessments and intervention, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the health care consumer’s health and/or situation.
  • Triages each health care consumer utilizing age, developmentally appropriate, and culturally sensitive practices to prioritize and optimize health care consumer flow, expediting those health care consumers who require immediate care.
  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or issues.
  • Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the health care consumer or the situation.
  • Implements, coordinates, and educates, to promote health and a safe practice environment.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
  • Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflect current nursing practice.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to Emergency Nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient’s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing


EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare crawling and running.

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