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Department: Emergency
Schedule: PRN
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours: varied
Job Details:
  • ACLS Required
  • BLS Required
  • PALS Required
  • Primary Purpose: To provide quality patient care following the standards using the nursing process in order, to maintain a safe environment to provide patient and family education, and to provide proper documentation for billing.  
     
    Routine Decision Making: Triages patients, performs nursing process and determines all aspects of nursing care; administers medications and treatments appropriately.  
     
    Required Knowledge: Nursing process; critical care; medications and treatments; growth and development; disease processes; anatomy and physiology.
       
    Required Skills and Ability: Good communication skills; auscultation, palpation and IV skills; time management skills; ability to utilize and interpret emergency equipment.   

    Unusual Working Conditions: Risk of blood, body fluid contamination. 
      
    Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: Two to four-year RN degree; current licensure in the state of Missouri; ACLS/BLS/PALS required, one year of critical care or Emergency experience preferred.  

    Age Specific Competencies: Provides care  to neonates (1-30 days), infants (30 days-1 year), children (1 yr-12 yrs); adolescent patients between 12 to 18 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.



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