Registered Nurse - Emergency Department MACC (MHB)

Catholic Health System Lebanon, IN
* Staff Registered Nurse – Emergency Department MACC (MHB): Coordinates total nursing care for the patient by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the Emergency Department.

REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

Education:

§ Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program.

§ Current registration as registered nurse in New York State.

§ Current BLS validation and ACLS validation within 6 months.

§ PALS validation preferred.

§ Completion of basic critical care course within six months of assignment.

* BSN Preferred

Experience:

§ Must have one (l) year of recent acute care experience.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

§ Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands legal aspects of the job function, adheres to hospital policies and procedures. Role involves a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.

§ Assists in directing a small group of employees performing similar or related tasks of semi skilled nature.

§ Instructs employees. Assigns, evaluates performance, and maintains efficiency of staff assigned to him/her.

§ Has obligations to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment. Required to participate and respond to disaster drills and actual disaster situations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

§ Good mental and physical health.

§ Finger and hand dexterity and visual, aural and olfactory acuity to recognize changes in the patient's condition.

§ The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.

§ May also be exposed to communicable diseases.

Physical Effort:

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL: Interacts with all members of the health care team.

EXTERNAL: Interacts with outside contracted providers and outside healthcare facilities.

HR Use Only: NYS DOL HR Use Only: WW HR Use Only: HH