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Charge Nurse - ER

Company: Putnam County Hospital
Location: Greencastle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Charge Nurse:Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Is able to triage safely, rapidly and accurately, every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with ED physicians about changes in patient's status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. This position has a category I exposure. She/he works under the direction of the ED Nurse Manager and collaborates with the RN in charge. All age groups will be encountered by this position, infants through geriatrics.This is a full time, benefit eligible position. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 7P-7A and Sunday 11p-7a.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; prefer at least 1 year of prior experience in an acute care setting.
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Indiana.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
  • Must complete ACLS course within 1 year of working in the ER.
  • Must complete PALS course within 1 year of working in the ER.
  • Must pass ER competency skills.
  • Successful completion of arrhythmia course upon hire to the ER.
  • Prior IV Therapy experience or completion of IV Therapy course upon hire to ER.
  • TNCC and/or ENPC recommended within one (1) year of hire.
  • CEN Advanced Certification encouraged.

Keywords: Putnam County Hospital, Bloomington , Charge Nurse - ER, Healthcare , Greencastle, Indiana

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