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RN - Emergency Room Per Diem
Job Code:1215-2016
Department:SJMH
Biweekly Hours:Variable
FT/PT Status:Per Diem
Location:Emergency Room-7.6710
  

Job Responsibilities:

Title: RN

Department:  Emergency Department

Status:  Per Diem

Shift:  All

Hours:
  1st - 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM, 2nd - 10:00 PM - 10:00 AM,   3rd - 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Pay Frequency:  Bi-Weekly

Job Summary:

Responsible for creating a caring and courteous environment while providing quality care to the patient and family.  Demonstrates an ability to carry out the mission of St. James Mercy Hospital. Staff is responsible for the care of all age groups and to work collaboratively to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Ability to critically assess and treat immediate patient needs. Exceptional communication skills are essential.


Responsibilities:        

  • Competent in nursing practice and nursing process
  • Practices within defined NYS scope of practice
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records
  • Prepare patients for, and assists with, examinations and treatments
  • Effectively relates to and supports patients and families in crisis
  • Knowledgeable in the care of patients in all age groups
  • Is knowledgeable regarding specific departmental and critical care area policies and procedures and their proper implementation
  • Actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs
  • Demonstrates ability to carry out SJMH mission, i.e. to provide quality, patient-centered care with emphasis on physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs
  • Participates in orientation of new employees and facilitates Nursing Students’ learning
  • Responsible for understanding and adherence to the 10 Standards of Behavior
  • Responsible for understanding and adherence to the Standards/Code of Conduct, and the Corporate Compliance Plan at St. James Mercy Health
  • Ensures that all educational requirements related to Corporate Compliance are implemented and adhered to as required.

Job Qualifications:

Job Specifications:  

  • Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an
  • Active New York State RN license in good standing
  • Applicants will have a minimum of 12 months of RN experience in acute care, Emergency experience preferred  
  • CPR and ACLS certifications required, PALS and TNCC certifications preferred

Other Job Information (if applicable):

Physical Demands: 

Ability to move or transfer patients with an individual effort equal to 50 lbs. ER nurses should have a full range of body motion to successfully perform all essential functions of the job, meaning you’ll have to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch and reach frequently during a 12 hour shift. Accommodations are made for nurses with disabilities.

Mental Demands:   

Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

 **Emergency Nurses are especially vulnerable to post-traumatic stress reactions    due to repetitive exposure to work related traumatic incidents.

Interactions:             

Internal and external customers, co-workers, families, nursing, and physician staff,  ancillary staff, and peer group

Work Conditions:   

Potential exposures to chemicals and communicable diseases and related medical waste

Hazards:                     

Potential exposures to chemicals and communicable diseases and related medical waste

  


 
 

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Hornell, NY 14843
607-324-8000
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