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Job #: ER1
Title: Registered Nurse | RN | ER | Per Diem | up to $50/hr
Job Location: Chicago - City North
Job Description:
Per diem shifts are available for an Emergency Room RN in a large teaching hospital in the western suburbs. Must be able to work a minimum of 3 days per week. Immediate opening.

*ER Nurse Job Responsibilities*
•Demonstrates knowledge of emergency care principles for neonates, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients
•Demonstrates knowledge of EKG and arrhythmia assessment and interpretation per ACLS protocols
•Obtains appropriate authorization for treatment from all patients.
•Triages patients appropriately
•Follows state guidelines when obtaining lab specimens for forensic purposes, as well as evidential material
•Follows regulatory agency guidelines for reporting suspected abuse. Observes patient’s behavior to determine psychological sate and provides emotional support
•Utilizes computer skills to access information, order entry and hospital systems Interprets patient data accurately and utilizes data independently or in consultation with other team members to plan and revise care
•Implements physician’s orders
•Expedites patient admission to appropriate unit in the hospital. Provides comfort to the patient
•Demonstrates effective communication skills with patients’ families, physicians and coworkers
•Recognizes danger signals, notifies physician and administers treatment under his/her supervision, accordingly
•Responds to hospital’s code for cardiac/respiratory arrest
•Completes documentation according to hospital’s policy
Requirements:
•Minimum of 2 years of recent experience
•Current IL Nursing License
•Current CPR
 
Specialty: ER
Profession: RN

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