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

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN)Full time, non-exempt8-hour shift (3PM 11PM or 11PM 7AM)Reports to Emergency Department Manager
Job Summary:In addition to an updated pay scale based on competitive market rates, Putnam County Hospital is now offering an 8-hour shift for Emergency Room RNs. An RN in the ED is in charge of providing healthcare to patients who urgently need treatment so that they can stabilize their vital signs and limit pain and discomfort. Their duties include patient triage/assessment/treatment administration-evaluation/education/post discharge continuity of care-if appropriate; documentation completion of both departmental and organizational forms; compliance with State and Federal standards of care; and the provision of excellent customer service to all stakeholders connected to Emergency Services.

  • Triage incoming patients based on level of injury or illness
  • Immediate stabilization of incoming patients
  • Start intravenous lines, draw blood, correctly administer medications using the 10 Rights of medication administration as instructed by physician
  • Set up for all urgent and emergency procedures such as sutures, splinting/casting, conscious sedation, cricothyrotomy, lumbar puncture, chest tubes, and tracheostomy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and defibrillation
  • Create and maintain accurate patient records in an electronic medical record
  • Work collaboration with health care team to provide best patient outcomes
  • Provide accurate handoff communication to internal and external clinicians in the transfer of patient care.
    Physical Setting:
    • Acute care
      • 401(a)
      • 403(b)
      • Dental insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Flexible spending account
      • Free parking
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Referral program
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Vision insurance
      • Updated pay scales based on competitive market rates
        Supplemental Pay:
        • Sign-on bonusRequired Skills/Abilities:
          • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
          • Knowledge of Emergency Room Standards of Care and Indiana State Nurse Practice Act
          • Ability to perform head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy (neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric)
          • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results
          • Knowledge of cardiac monitoring identifying dysrhythmias and appropriate treatments
          • Proficient in all code blue functions, remaining calm with the ability to easily locate items on Crash Cart anticipating actions/interventions necessary to meet cardiopulmonary resuscitative standards for all age groups
            Education and Experience:
            • Minimum of 3-5 years of Emergency or Critical Care nursing experience required
            • BLS, ACLS certification required. Additional recommended certifications: PALS, NRP, TNCC, ENPC.
            • Indiana State RN license required
              Physical Requirements:
              • Frequent use of hands
              • Prolonged periods of standing/walking
                Medical Specialty:
                • Emergency Medicineby Jobble

Keywords: Putnam County Hospital, Bloomington , RN, Healthcare , Greencastle, Indiana

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