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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Thornton, CO, United States


SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Job Title : Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Hospital : North Suburban Medical Center
9191 Grant Street Thornton, CO 80229

• Level III Trauma Center, survey for Level II in 2018
• Top performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission each of the last four years
• Joint Commission Certification in Primary Stroke Care
• Joint Commission Certification in Sepsis Care
• Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Center accreditation
• Pediatric ER staffed with Pediatric ER nurses and board-certified pediatricians

Why Choose to be an Emergency Room Nurse at our Hospital :
• Closely connected to the EMS community which allows for more physician interactions with patients for ongoing learning experiences
• Professional Development opportunities including a $5,250 tuition reimbursement per year .

The Emergency Department RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Prioritizes patient care based on acuity level and available resources.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Current licensure as an RN Colorado , will accept  compact  RN state License
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and  ACLS Certification  through the AHA
  • TNCC and PALS
  • 2 years current ED experience as an RN
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Facility: North Suburban Medical Center
Job ID: 03192-78417
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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