RN-Emergency Services

LifePoint Health Galax, VA
Job Description Twin County Regional Healthcare

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the ED. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs. Must provide care as described in the ED Policies and

Procedures and TCRH Policies and Procedures.

Graduation from a school of nursing and have current licensure as an RN with the

Virginia State Board of Nursing. He/she must complete orientation period of charge nurse duties.

Should have at least one year Med/Surg experience.

CPR and ACLS certification required.

Knows and practices good communication theory in clear, direct, concise and understandable written and oral communication. Is aware of non-verbal communication and makes appropriate use of it.

Ability to understand advanced theory and practice in nursing.

Familiarity with organization and function of each hospital department.

Ability to discern legal implications in nursing.

Leadership ability, integrity, and initiative.

Ability to motivate personnel and problem-solve effectively.

Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and other hospital departments.

Responsibilities:

Function as a staff or charge nurse.

Supervise and coordinate care in a manner to ensure that patient needs are provided in an efficient manner, and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

Possess the knowledge to safely