The Registered Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the Emergency Department (ED), as directed by nursing management. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the stated philosophy and standards established by the Nursing Service Department, regulatory agencies and professional organizations. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the safety of nursing care they deliver or supervise.
The Registered Nurse is responsible to the patient and the family or significant others for the quality of direct and indirect nursing care delivered. Line responsibility to the Nurse Director or designee.
Graduate of professional accredited nursing school required.
Previous ED experience preferred.
Licensure and/or Certification
Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in Massachusetts required.
BLS healthcare provider required.
ACLS, and PALS or ENPC required within 6 months of hire.
CEN strongly encouraged.
Basic nursing skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Must have the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to maintain confidential information.