Registered Nurse - Emergency Department (TPT) - #9820631

Singing River Health System

Date: 1 week ago
City: Gulfport, MS
Contract type: Full time

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department (TPT)

Singing River Health System Hospital - Gulfport / Part-Time / 7am - 7pm /
15200 Community Road
Gulfport, Mississippi, 39503
United States

Position Overview:
The Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who is educated in the art and science of nursing, with the goal of assisting patients attain, maintain, and restore health when possible. Competency is determined by demonstrated possession of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills required for this position. The registered nurse provides patient care utilizing the Nursing Process within the MS Nurse Practice Act, ANA Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and ANA Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, Accreditation Standards, the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control, and SRHS Departments of Nursing Plan for Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services. As such, this performance evaluation is based on these standards.

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this intends to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks performed as assigned.


Graduate from NLN School of Nursing

Current unrestricted Mississippi State licensure as a Registered Nurse.

All RNs are required to complete and maintain BCLS certification. RNs working in the below specialty areas are required to complete and maintain certifications as listed:

Intensive Care Units – ACLS
Emergency Department – ACLS, PALS, TNCC
Labor & Delivery – ACLS, NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation)
Nursery – NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation)
Pediatrics – PALS
Cath Lab – ACLS

RNs have 12 months, from the date they begin working in the specialty area, to acquire the appropriate certification and 18 months to acquire TNCC certification for the Emergency Department.

A minimum of one (1) year of inpatient clinical experience, preferred. Experience must be within the past five (5) years, or evidence of successful refresher program.

Reports to:
Patient Care Manager

LPNs, Patient Care Assistants, Unit Technicians

Physical Demands:
Stands, turns, bends, stoops, lifts, climbs, and uses many physical motions in performing day-to-day activities. Auditory acuity to hear patient verbal communication and gather data using auscultatory skills. Manual dexterity of hands and feet to ambulate 10-11.5 hours per 12-hour shift and adroitly manage multiple pieces of equipment/tubes/invasive lines. Must be able to stand for extended periods and do a great deal of walking without experiencing undue fatigue. Exposure to communicable diseases or radiation exists. Must be able to be active for extended periods without experiencing undue fatigue. Must be able to work schedules assigned with the understanding that changes may occur according to the needs of the hospital for off days, shifts or weekends.

Mental Demands:
Must demonstrate keen mental faculties/assessment and decision making abilities. Must demonstrate superior communication/speaking/enunciation skills to receive and give information in person and by telephone. Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Must possess emotional stability conducive to dealing with high stress levels. Must demonstrate ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in complex situations is required. Must have the ability to maintain collaborative and respectable working relationships throughout SRHS and other organizations.

Special Demands:
Must possess superior customer service skills and professional etiquette. Must possess proficient knowledge and ability to use a computer (must be keyboard proficient) and other office technology (i.e., telephone, fax, etc.), MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Must be able to demonstrate appropriate clinical judgement and apply appropriate professional skills to a patient population of all ages.

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