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Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Lowell
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

TUF-15 - RN ER - LOWELL, MA - 13 -Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare Team is currently looking for an RN ER Onsite at LOWELL,MA.

Shift: - Day Shift -

Position Summary:

  • RN is directly accountable for the care given to patients in the emergency department.
  • Communicates with the physician about the changes in the patient clinical condition including results, of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology.
  • Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies.

    Position Responsibilities:

    ER Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of ER Nurses include (but are not limited to):

    • Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
    • Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements
    • Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol
    • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
    • Records patients' current vital signs
    • Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments
    • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
    • Provides IV therapy
    • Cleans and bandages wounds
    • Provides basic, bedside care
    • Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients
    • Reports any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies
    • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment
    • Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner
    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
    • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

      Position Requirements:

      • Current valid state RN license
      • Current BLS (AHA)
      • Current ACLS (AHA)
      • Current PALS
      • Minimum of 1 year as a staff nurse in an acute care hospital ER - -

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Lowell , RN ER, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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