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Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department

at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States

Job Description

*Summary*

 

 

 

 

* Position Summary

 

Coordinates total nursing care for patients ranging in age from infants to the elderly, as appropriate to discipline. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the health care team in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice

 

 

* Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

 

Education: N/A

 

 

License/Certifications: Active nursing license. Current BCLS required for all. ACLS required for critical care departments. Other certifications specific to department policies may be required.

 

 

Experience: N/A

 

 

Knowledge of nursing processes; structure and functions

 

 

Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation and terminology requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information

 

 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff

 

 

Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination

 

 

Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and measure results

 

 

Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census and to direct, supervise and evaluate care in order to individualize nursing care provided to patients

 

 

Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations

 

 

Proficient computer skills

 

 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

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Job Posting: 532778

Posted On: Mar 09, 2021

Updated On: Mar 14, 2021