Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting as directed by the medical staff and following the policies and procedures of UPH-GRMC. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility, and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with minimal supervision. Able to triage safely, rapidly, and accurately every patient that enters the emergency care system. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with Emergency Department physicians about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology, and results of diagnostic studies. Able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program.
Current Iowa Registered Nurse Licensure.
One year in emergency or critical care preferred.
ACLS Certification current or completion within the first 6 months of employment.
TNCC and PALS current or completion within first year of employment.