Registered Nurse -ED-FT Nocs-Temecula Valley Hospital
Employment Type: Full-Time
Responsibilities Temecula Valley Hospital Temecula Valley Hospital (TVH), with a 5 Star Medicare Hospital Compare rating, brings advanced technology, innovative programs, patient-centered and family sensitive care to area residents featuring 140 private patient rooms. TVH is the first Universal Health Services Hospital Emergency Department in the country to achieve accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) as a Geriatric Emergency Department. TVH specializes in advanced cardiac services, stroke care, general and surgical specialties, and orthopedics as a recent Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries. TVH is nationally recognized for Patient Safety by the Leapfrog Group, with a 2017 Top Hospital Award and seven 'A' Grades for Patient Safety. For more information please visit https://www.temeculavalleyhospital.com/about/news RN - Emergency Dept. The Emergency Department Registered Nurse performs assessments appropriate to the patient's clinical presentation/diagnosis, care setting, age, development level, and cultural and religious orientation in a timely manner. Performs assessments completely and accurately including, but not limited to, physical (i.e. assessment for pain, skin breakdown, risk for falls), psychological (i.e. cognitive and communicative skills or development), social status and other patient needs. Essential Job Duties: Identifies and prioritizes the need for further assessment based on the patient's clinical presentation/diagnosis, care setting, desire for care and responses to any previous care. Initiates discharge planning for each patient upon admission as appropriate. Is able to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring and identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately. The ER RN must be able to accurately assign triage categories using Emergency Severity Index. Is able to assist emergency room physician with diagnosis and interventional procedures, i.e., central lines, closed reductions, advanced airway management. Is competent to monitor the patient undergoing procedural sedation. Is competent to perform ACLS and PALS algorithms and protocols. Maintains current competencies on all Emergency Department equipment including defibrillator, pacer, infusion pumps, etc. Qualifications One (1) year Emergency or Critical Care experience in an acute care facility Registered Nurse with current California RN license BLS certification. 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