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The Emergency Department Registered Nurse is specially trained to provide prompt response and treatment for any patient presenting with any life threatening, emergent, or urgent medical need. Provides monitoring and therapeutic equipment necessary to provide specialized nursing care to acute or complex patients. Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines, physicians, and support staff. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychosocial, psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Will reevaluate patient response and outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge and revise plan or make referrals as necessary. Acts as a role model and mentor to a variety of new graduate nurses, orientees and support staff.
Minimum Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Minimum Experience: One (1) year of previous emergency nursing experience or completion of emergency department training course (to include EMTALA and ESI 5 level triage) required. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekend, and holiday. Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred.
Req. Certification/Licensure: Active, current, and unencumbered Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California required. AHA Basic Life Support, AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support and AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support required. De-escalation certification upon hire; Upon recertification, SAMA Certification required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. SAMA Certification upon hire preferred.
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