Bassett Healthcare Network

Posted 1 year ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Variable
Education Level: BSN Required
Certificates: ACLS,BLS,ENPC,PALS
Experience Level: All|New Grad
Compensation: NA

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RN Emergency Department

Department: Emergency Services

Section/Grant: Bassett Medical Center

Schedule: Full time

Shift: Various Shifts


Grade: 303

Job Details:

The Registered Professional Nurse Acute Care is accountable for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process.  The RN assesses, plans, delivers, coordinates, integrates, and evaluates nursing care related to patients needs.  The RN contributes to the support of patients through interdisciplinary teamwork.  The RN I status and job description is only appropriate for a new nurse in the first year of practice, as support from others in incorporated into this role as an expectation.  Therefore, all RN I's are expected to complete the requirements of the Nurse Residency program and complete the application and credentialing process for successful advancement to RN II by 12-15 months after hire.  RNS II through IV are accountable to assure that the care provided is consistent with applicable standards, regulations, statutes and state, federal law.  RNs II and IV serves as a resource for other staff and clinicians as required.  The RN IV provides leadership to department staff, serving as a resource and mentor.  The RN IV contributes to the body of professional nursing practice through participation in research, committee work, and professional organizations, internal and external.

Minimum Requirements:


·        Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma Professional Nursing program is required


·        NYS licensure as  Registered Nurse or valid interim permit must be obtained within 90 days of employment

·        BLS certification

·        ACLS

·        PALS or ENPC within 12 month of hire date

·        TNCC and/or ATCN within 12 month of hire date


·        New graduate or less than 1 year experience as an RN


·        Ability to assess patient status and take appropriate action is required

·        Demonstrates competency in required nursing skills relevant to area of practice

·        Ability to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment

Physical Requirements:

·        Walking, standing, squatting and kneeling required throughout the shift

·        Ability to lift and position patients required

·        Category I risk exposure as defined by OSHA

·        Must be able identify and differentiate colors.

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