RN Emergency Room Per Diem 7pm-7am

Holy Name Medical Center

Job Description
Job Title: Staff Registered Professional Nurse, ER Department: Nursing Reports to: VP Nursing FLSA Status: Non-exempt Position Summary: Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to assigned patients with simple to complex health care needs. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing holding current New Jersey license. B.S.N. degree preferred. Experience: Prefer a minimum one-year current clinical experience. Certification: Current NJ License. Required BLS, ACLS, & PALS through American Heart Association. National certification related to specialty area preferred. Essential Functions of the Job: * Delivers patient care in accordance with the ANA Scope and Standards of Care and Practice, Patient Bill of Rights and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. * Delivers patient care in accordance with specialty specific standards (e.g. Oncology Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses) as appropriate * Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the patient plan of care according to changing health care needs. * Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient teaching using appropriate education resources and evaluates the effectiveness of the teaching. * Models effective leadership skill through role modeling, mentoring and effective communication. Assumes charge nurse responsibilities as assigned. * Directly delegates and supervises the practice of ancillary staff (LPN's, PCA's, Tech's, Unit Secretaries, etc.) and is knowledgeable of the tenets of the NJ Scope of Practice guidelines. * Supports a professional practice environment by functioning as a role model and resource person and also functions as a preceptor for nursing staff and participates in the orientation of other unit employees. * Participates in unit-based and organization-wide activities, committees and community activities as appropriate * Identifies own learning needs with respect to nursing practice and pursues educational support to meet these needs. * Routinely utilizes Evidence Based Practice literature, policy and procedure manuals and other available reference materials to ensure consistency and accuracy in the delivery of care. * Participates actively in the Performance Improvement process to evaluate the quality of nursing care delivered to patients