Registered Nurse (RN) ER Nights- Full Time

Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic Phenix City, AL

Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse to work Full Time in our ER department.

Shift: (7:00PM-7:00 AM) Nights

Position Goal: The Registered Nurse (RN) performs the functions of assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care for the assigned patients on the unit during a shift. The RN is responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice, which includes managing all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment on the unit, and for the promoting collaboration with all members of the health care team.

Position Responsibilities:

* The Registered Nurse will use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.

* The Registered Nurse accurately assesses the needs of assigned patients using sound judgment and critical thinking and charts reflect timely comprehensive and systematic patient assessment.

* Plans of care and documentation reflect specific and measurable outcomes, education and family involvement in the case.

* Recognizes crisis situations and intervenes quickly. Interventions and responses are accurately documented.

* The Registered Nurse will demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability in collaborating with physicians and other members of the health care team to establish and achieve desired patient outcomes and promote continuity of care.

* He/she delegates work to other team members as appropriate; evaluates team and provides direct care.

* Follow direction, as established by policy and procedure for chain of command.

* Assists with unit orientation and continuing education of students and employees, RN's with at least 6 months experience train new people and may be preceptors. RN's help support activities to make new personnel feel welcomed and important.

* Demonstrates responsibility for own competency (see age specific attachment), mandatories and annual performance evaluation by maintaining all personal performance and competency assessment data up to date: attends all required programs: meets ABN CEU requirements by obtaining 24 ABN CEU credits annually. Prepares for annual performance evaluation conference through submission of completed skills lists, education attendance documents and self-evaluation form to unit manager the month prior to evaluation date.

Experience: 1 year ER nursing experience preferred.

Education: Basic education necessary for Registered Nurse licensure.

Special Qualifications: Current Alabama Nursing License, BLS, ACLS, PALS required (ACLS and PALS may be obtained within the first 6 months of employment).Communication and interpersonal skills, excellent critical thinking and customer service.

The Hughston Clinic, The Hughston Foundation, The Hughston Surgical Center, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital participate in E-Verify. This company is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.