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Registered Nurse- ER - Full time - Days - US-TX-Harlingen - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Harlingen Medical Center
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse- ER - Full time - Days - US-TX-Harlingen



Overview





Caring for Rio Grande Valley residents since 2002.Welcome to the award winning Harlingen Medical Center a nationally recognized leader in community healthcare delivery.Harlingen Medical Center is a Level IV Trauma Designated hospital that specializes in the areas of Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss), Cardiology, Critical Care / ICU, Emergency Room (Advanced Level IV) Trauma Center, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetric & Gynecology, Operating Room (Surgical Services), Orthopedic, Pediatric, Radiology / Imaging, Respiratory, Sleep Study, Speech Pathology, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Wellness Screenings, and Wound Healing.Our concept of "Patient Focused Care" puts you, the patient, first! The design, management, staffing, and operation of our hospital are focused on your needs and overall comfort. Each caregiver is highly skilled and cross-trained in various fields, thus providing you with high quality care, always.Harlingen Medical Center provides patient education through a multidisciplinary team working to address all scopes of the health care needs of patients.Thank you for choosing Harlingen Medical Center to meet your healthcare needs!






Responsibilities





--The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. They communicate with the physician about the changes in the patient's clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.






Qualifications





EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING --1. Current and valid state RN License. 2. Current BLS certificate upon hire and maintain current. 3. Current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 4. Current PALS certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 5. Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred. 6. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. 7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. 8. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually. --Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below): --1. In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current. 2. EDAP certified facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire. 3. Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNNC) within 12 months of hire required.----We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.-- If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.-- EEO is the Law:--





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Keywords: Harlingen Medical Center, Harlingen , Registered Nurse- ER - Full time - Days - US-TX-Harlingen - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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