Emergency Room Registered Nurse
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Emergency Room (ER)
Location: Valdosta, GA 31602
Shift: 3x12-Hour (15:00 - 03:00) AND Every Other Weekend
Start Date: ASAP
Job Duration: 13-Week Renewable Contract
We are currently seeking experienced and dedicated Registered Nurses with a specialty in Emergency Room (ER) nursing to join our team in Valdosta, GA. As an ER Nurse, you will play a vital role in providing exceptional care to patients across all age groups. This is a 13-week renewable contract position with the possibility of extension. If you are passionate about emergency nursing, have the required experience, and are ready to make a positive impact on the lives of patients, we want to hear from you.
- Provide comprehensive nursing care to patients in an emergency room setting.
- Assess, triage, and prioritize patient needs based on the severity of their condition.
- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
- Monitor and document patient vital signs, symptoms, and changes in condition.
- Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop and implement individualized patient care plans.
- Utilize the Pyxis medication system to safely dispense medications.
- Document patient information accurately and efficiently using the Epic documentation system.
- Respond to emergencies and provide immediate interventions to stabilize patients.
- Participate in ongoing education and training to maintain and enhance nursing skills and knowledge.
- Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to work extra shifts and fill in where needed in the schedule.
- Valid RN license in the state of Georgia.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in an emergency room setting.
- Experience with a wide range of patient age groups, including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
- ACLS, BCLS, PALS, TNCC certifications are required.
- CPI BLUE certification is preferred.
- Experience in a Level I Trauma Center is preferred.
- Proficiency in ventilated patient care and triage is highly desired.
- Familiarity with DKA, COPD, stroke, chest pain, abdominal pain, psychiatric emergencies, and COVID patients.
- Ability to adapt to a non-trauma designated facility undergoing trauma designation review and leadership reorganization.
- Familiarity with Epic documentation system is preferred.
Note: The facility requires COVID-19 vaccination for all staff, with medical or religious exemptions considered.
Join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals and contribute to providing exceptional emergency care to our diverse patient population. Apply now to be a part of our dynamic and growing organization.