- ACLS preferred
- BLS Required
- RN Required
- 1 year experience in ED, Med/Surg or ICU preferred
- 1 year of experience required
- Primary Purpose: To provide quality patient care while following all standards of care and maintaining a safe environment for both inpatients and outpatients who are receiving a variety of specialty services and provide proper documentation.
Routine Decision Making: Determine appropriate protocols; procedures, drugs, pre-procedure testing and equipment for each patient based on assessment; achievement of adequate sedation and when to reverse; determine appropriate family/patient education.
Required Knowledge: Knowledge of intravenous sedation; special procedures; instruments and equipment; medications; actions and adverse reactions; cardiac rhythms; airway maintenance; nursing process; insurance requirements; standards of care; JCAHO requirements.
Required Skills and Ability: Assessment; good communication; troubleshoot; monitoring equipment; time management skills; clinical skills.
Unusual Working Conditions: Risk of blood, body fluid contamination.
Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: Two to four-year RN degree; currently licensed in the state of Missouri; ACLS/BLS required.
Age Specific Competencies: Provides care for birth to pediatric (birth-2 yrs.), pediatric/child patients between (2 yrs-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.