ER Registered Nurse

Location: Red Lake, MN
Date Posted: 02-19-2018
ER Registered Nurse-Red Lake, MN
 
About Us:
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.
 
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a ER Registered Nurse to support one of our Government clients in Red Lake, MN.
 
Summary:
The Red Lake Indian Health Service Hospital provides healthcare services including family practice, pediatrics, dental, optometry, physical/occupational therapy, lab, radiology with mammography and bone density, pharmacy, mental health services, nutrition/diabetic educator services, and contract health services.  The Red Lake Lab provides services to Red Lake Service Unit as well as the Ponemah Clinic and Jourdain Perpech Elderly Care Facility.  In order to continue to provide quality healthcare services for our patients it is necessary to have a full Nursing staff. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • The ER Registered Nurse shall perform a full range of services in his/her specialty, including the most difficult cases.
  • Provide nursing duties in the Emergency Department such as providing comprehensive emergency room nursing care to patients based on nursing assessment and on the physician's medical plan of care.
  • Provides nursing care to meet physical, emotional, spiritual and sociocultural needs of the patient, by means of direct care and teaching.
  • In emergency situations when a physician is not present or immediately available, initiates appropriate measures, for example, takes resuscitation measures in case of cardiac or respiratory arrest.
  • Operates and monitors specialized equipment such as resuscitation units, cardiac monitors, ventilators (portable), defibrillators, pulse oximeter, infusion pumps, IVACs, and warning devices. Administers therapeutic measures as prescribed by the physician such as medications, intravenous fluids, blood transfusions, treatments and procedures.
  • Prepares patient, completes or assists as appropriate during procedures, and evaluates results.
  • Reviews and interprets findings to distinguish between normal and abnormal conditions such as assesses and determines those situations that are life threatening emergencies, acute states that could result in an emergency; recognizes potential changes such as fluid and drugs side effects.
  • Recognizes life-threatening conditions that require immediate attention of emergency room provider and responds accordingly.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care, Quality Assurance and Infection Control activities.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions and makes simple repairs or identifies need for external service.
  • Is familiar with and follows all written procedures and policies including ER technical procedures, safety, and blood-borne pathogen policy.
  • Participates in ER proficiency testing.
  • Documents observations, nursing interventions, therapeutic measures administered and status of coordinated activities between nursing and other professional disciplines utilizing the problem oriented record system.
  • Assists in keeping the ER area neat and orderly.
  • Shall be knowledgeable and perform services using infection control practices in accordance with accreditation standards, IHS policy and procedures, and other regulating agencies and laws (Red Lake Hospital to provide resources).
  • Shall use personal protective equipment to protect patient and personnel from exposure to infectious disease as appropriate.
  • Potential exposure to contagious disease or infections.
  • Knowledge of quality control, proficiency testing, and quality assurance to assure the reliability of the data reported.
  • Skill in interpreting and evaluating the results of test/examinations in process and upon completion in order to recognize anticipated reactions and departures from the norm.Repeats tests/examinations if results provide improper or imprecise outcomes and reports recurring abnormalities and deviations to the Department Supervisor.
  • Skill in calibrating and operating analytical instruments sufficient to independently perform recurring tests and analysis.
  • Knowledge and ability necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Ability to identify, categorize, and perform ER services to address each patient’s age-specific needs (pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric)
  • Provides services in a professional and respectful manner when dealing with patients and colleagues.
  • Must speak fluent English.
Qualifications:
  • Must have RN license with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Emergency Room.
  • Must have current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
 
Hours of Operation:
Varied shifts to cover (shift one 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and shift two 2 pm to 12 am) 7 days a week 40 hours per week.
Hours of operation:  24/7. Sunday - Saturday with varied shifts including all federal holidays. Schedule will be available two weeks prior to start of shift.
 
 
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION MAY CHANGE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE VIA A MODIFICATION TO YOUR OFFER LETTER
 
Application:
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org or fax resumes to 210-568-4518.
 
EOE
 
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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