Assists with the management of clinical, human and other resources within the Emergency Department. Functions as a role model. Provides clinical expertise in evaluating emergency patient assessment, care, discharge and transfer. Provides guidance related to standards of care/practice, policies and procedures, and practice guidelines. Reinforces regulatory standards with staff, physicians and health care providers. Provides direct patient care as needed. Supports/reinforces developed goals and objectives to sustain the department in the changing health care environment. Maintains competence in clinical nursing practice and obtains relevant education. Primary shift will be 2pm-10pm Monday through Friday with occasional rotation.
Successful completion from an accredited school of nursing. Pennsylvania RN license. BSN required or currently enrolled in an accrediated program. Five years of clinical experience in Emergency Department Nursing. Prior management and/or Charge Nurse experience preferred. Basic knowledge of performance improvement and regulations specific to the Emergency Department including EMTALA. Possesses education skills, knowledge of and ability to use computers, solid human relations skills. BLS; ACLS; PALS; CEN;