Emergency Room Nurse - Emergency Nurse - Travel - (ER RN)

  • 409742
  • Registered Nurse
  • 8/23/2018
  • 3901 Lone Tree Way
  • Antioch, CA
  • 12 E/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • 9/4/2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $27.00 - $32.00*
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Emergency Room Nurse - Emergency Nurse - Travel - (ER RN)

The Registered Nurse holds shift accountability for providing care to Emergency Room patients by utilizing the Nursing Process in accordance with the state Nurse Practice Act and Hospital policy and procedures. The registered nurse demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgement and leadership in the anticipation and planning for safe delivery of care of the patient in the Emergency Department; STANDARD I – Customer Service/Communication/Interpersonal Skills • Strives to exceed expectations of internal and external customers: Patients, families, physicians, colleagues, visitors and vendors. • Demonstrates appropriate communication skills in all interactions. • Interacts with others in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation. • Anticipates and provides resolution to issues based on the needs and expectations of our customers. Channels concerns appropriately through chain of command; deals with conflict appropriately, timely and privately. • Treats others with respect at all times; maintains a work environment free of harassment, hostility, threats or violence. STANDARD II – Job Knowledge/Productivity/Initiative • Maintains certifications, education and development appropriate for position. • Completes position responsibilities by following established guidelines and protocols within the appropriate time frame. • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of work practices/responsibilities/establishing priorities and roles in emergency procedures. • Demonstrates self-direction, flexibility, professional development and willingness to master new skills. • Has the ability to accept and act upon suggestions for improved performance. • Completes all requires orientation and annual updates as appropriate to clinical placements. • Knowledgeable of standards of practice as outlined in professional practice organizations related to clinical setting. STANDARD III – Hospital/Department Policies & Procedures • Supports, implements and ensures compliance with all Hospital and regulatory/accrediting agency standards, regulations and policies and procedures. • Ensures accuracy, timeliness and completeness of documentation and work performed per Hospital policy. • Utilizes appropriate resources and hospital policies as the "standard of care” for positive patient outcomes. STANDARD IV – Organizational Ethics/Improving Organizational Performance • Supports Hospital's mission, vision and values. • Conduct reflects values; accepts the responsibility to act with absolute integrity, work as a unified team, learn and transfer that knowledge across the continuum, have accountability to all that we serve, and treat everyone with dignity and respect. • Demonstrates compliance with the Ethics and Compliance Program, policies, directives and Code of Conduct training. • Maintains privacy and confidentiality of patient, client, employees and organizational information in verbal, written and electronic form. Limit access to information on a job-related need to know basis. Complies with Hospitals risk management program-timely/accurate occurrence reporting. Demonstrates understanding and involvement with Performance Improvement. STANDARD V – Position Specific Essential Performance Criteria Performs position specific job functions at an acceptable level with minimal direction. Primary responsibilities for an Emergency Room Nurse encompass but not intended to be all-inclusive; • Patient Rights – Demonstrating awareness and respect for the patient/family/significant others dignity and values; identifies cultural and religious needs, emotional and language barriers, physical, cognitive, psychological and educational limitations.

About the Facility

This award-winning acute care facility, featuring 145 beds, is equipped with a nationally-ranked 24-hour level II Emergency Room. The Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory is part of the award-winning STEMI program with a nationally-accredited advanced medical imaging and diagnostic center.

Facility Location

Located in San Francisco's East Bay, Antioch offers residents Bay Area living at a more relaxed pace. The city is rife with historical and cultural sites and entertainment options. Visitors will want to take in a play or dance production at the El Campanil Theatre, a historic building that opened its doors in 1928 and continues to delight with dramatic and musical entertainment to this day. Culture seekers can visit the Antioch Historical Society Museum or check out one of the myriad events put on by the Arts and Cultural Foundation of Antioch. With its close proximity to cultural epicenters San Francisco and Oakland and an active arts and entertainment community in its own right, Antioch is one of the Bay Area's most livable communities.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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