Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Reedsburg Area Medical Center   Reedsburg, WI   Part-time     Nursing
Posted on September 8, 2022

Reedsburg Area Medical Center is currently recruiting an RN to join our team in the Emergency Room Department!

 

Shift: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. or 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Hours: 24 per week

Schedule: Rotating days, every third weekend

Benefits: Absolutely! 

 

  • JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

    • Position Summary:
      • Assists with patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.

    • Education and Training Required:
      • High School graduate or equivalent
      • Current BLS certification.
      • LPN, CNA or Paramedic license/certificate preferred.
      • Current EMT certification or EMT-I considered or completed the first year of 2-year RN program.
      • Basic arrhythmia course (may obtain within one year of hire)
      • Medical terminology

    • Experience:
      • One (1) year of experience in an acute care hospital setting or in ambulance preferred.

    • Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
      • Ability to speak effectively before patients, families and co-workers.
      • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
      • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing, oral and diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    • Physical Requirements:
      • Physical Demands:
        • Occasionally sits at desk.
        • Frequently stands and walks to perform tasks.
        • Occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds of materials such as patients and equipment, or while transferring and positioning patients and equipment.
        • Occasionally pushes and/or pulls with up to 50 pounds of force when moving carts and other equipment.
        • Occasionally carries up to 25 pounds.
        • Occasionally requires lifting overhead while doing procedures and working with monitors.
        • Frequently bend to the floor, squat to handle linen, assist with patient care, and retrieve supplies.
        • A continuous good balance for patient safety.
        • Frequently requires using fine motor skills for the operation of needles, syringes, vials, clinical devices and supplies, computers, monitors, and telephone equipment.
      • Sight:
        • Continuously requires visual acuity with correction to 20/40 to read written and computer information.
        • Frequent near sighted and visual acuity is needed for computer work, reading monitors and other equipment.
        • Continuously requires the visual acuity to be able to do special perception, peripheral vision, depth perception, perceive color differences and accommodation to provide safe patient care.
      • Cognition/Communication:
        • Frequently requires effectively communicating with other staff, physicians, volunteers and customers using hearing skills, comprehensive speech, simple writing, and simple reading skills.
        • Frequently communicates utilizing various methods available: telephone, paging, email, print, or in person.
        • Frequently requires recognizing and using medical terminology.
        • Occasionally uses simple math skills for performing medication calculations.
      • Environmental Conditions:
        • Continuously works indoors, in the patient environment with occasional unpleasant noises or smells.
        • Occasionally need to go outside to help transport patients into the hospital.
        • Frequently is exposed to glare from computer screens.
      • Potential Hazards:
        • OSHA Blood Borne Classification Class I.
        • Frequent exposure to infectious blood and body fluids and disease requiring isolation inherent to caring for ill patient(s).
        • Occasional exposure to blood/body fluids and needles/syringes/sharps during invasive procedures and treatments.
        • Occasional exposure to chemical compounds of medications and treatment.
      • Psychological, Situational, Functional Factors:
        • Occasionally performs work independently under stressful circumstances.
        • Occasionally requires managing of conflict and difficult situations related to department.
        • Frequently requires using flexibility in prioritizing, changing, and performing assigned tasks.
        • Continuously requires using appropriate interpersonal skills when working with others.
        • Continuously performs tasks within assigned timeframe, with consistency and accuracy.
        • Occasionally requires maintaining of concentration while performing prolonged job tasks.
        • Occasionally requires using influential skills when dealing with patients, families and peers.

Reedsburg Area Medical Center

2000 North Dewey Avenue
Reedsburg , WI
https://www.ramchealth.com/