Community Health Systems RN Emergency Department, Full-time Benefited Days in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

Job Summary:

Under the immediate direction of the unit Manager or other designated clinical management as assigned, develops expertise in the care of a specific patient population/nursing diagnosis. Functions as a clinical resource to Level II nurses. In addition to the accountability for patient care in the role of mentor, maintains a unit-wide perspective of nursing care requirements and participates actively in unit operations and related decision making.

Qualifications

Minimal Acceptable Job Qualifications

Registration/Certification/Licensure:

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse;

Obtain and maintain certification in required CPR

  • BCLS within 60 days of hire

  • ACLS within one year of hire

  • PALS within 12 months of hire

  • EKG certification within 3 months of hire -

  • NICU class – NICU Class (5 Hour)

  • ICS-100: Introduction to ICS or equivalent

  • NIHSS Certification within 1 year of hire and maintain annually

  • CPI – within 90 days of hire

Experience:

As demonstrated through progression of the clinical ladder behaviors

Education:

Completion of a nursing program diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.

Other:

Job Knowledge & Skills:

1) Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.

2) Demonstrates strong working knowledge of interdisciplinary planning, as well as nursing practice

procedures, equipment utilized and applicable regulations. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines

for those applicable to area of assignment.)

3) Requires general working knowledge of the normal growth, development, related behaviors, needs,

comfort, and range of treatment appropriate to the age (including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult,

geriatric) and diagnosis of patient served to support the provision of an individualized interdisciplinary

plan of care. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines for ages of patients served in area of

assignment.)

4) Requires strong analytical and organizational skills necessary to assess, develop and implement

individualized plans of patient care/education in changing patient and module situations through the

recognition of actual and potential problems, patient/family involvement, and the collection of data

related to unit nursing care concerns.

5) Requires leadership skills in order to provide constructive feedback to peers regarding nursing issues,

participate in unit based decision making and support changes made.

6) Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in order to

establish and maintain positive therapeutic/working relationships with all internal and external unit

customers, as needed.

Job: Emergency Services

Organization: St. Joseph Hospital

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1737356