Emergency Room Registered Nurse
Employment Type: Part-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Nursing
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Memorial Hospital Belleville
is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville. As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.Facts at a Glance: •Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties
The Emergency Department manages a broad spectrum of emergencies including cardiopulmonary arrest, trauma, motor vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, and child and domestic violence injuries. Critical adult, pediatric and burn patients are transferred to specialty hospitals in St. Louis, Missouri. Helicopter and advance life support ambulances are utilized.Overview
Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of emergency nursing care.
ResponsibilitiesParticipates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.Responsible for prioritizing medical and mental health care for various levels of acuities. Quickly recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions while rapidly prioritizing and delivering appropriate care.Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of emergency nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Acts as patient advocate. Demonstrates competence and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate physical, psychosocial and emotional needs of all patients.Understands the unique learning needs of patients and families. Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques and preparation for next transition of care.Must maintain competency and actively participates in training to be prepared for emergency response. Provides direct care during disasters, crisis intervention and response. Collaborate with community first responders to develop, implement and evaluate preparedness strategies.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
Licenses & CertificationsRN
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & CertificationsAdvanced Cardiac Life SupportCertified Emergency Nurse.Cert/Lic in Area of ExpertiseENPC/PALSSexual Assault Nurse ExaminerTime Critical DiagnosisTrauma Nurse Core CourseBenefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal Statement
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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