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Overview

Reports To:  Emergency Department Manager

 

Employee Type:              EXEMPT              X    NON-EXEMPT

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Reports directly to the Emergency Department manager or designated Lead. The nurse handles a wide spectrum of medical conditions, maladies, and injuries, and must be able to multi-task efficiently to provide premium care to the patient. Must be able to assess and treat quickly, especially during the onset of acute illness or trauma. Will assist the emergency room charge nurse and acute care nurse as directed.

 

This job description is intended to identify some of the primary duties and responsibilities.  Mayers Memorial Hospital District reserves the right to modify, supplement, delete or augment the duties and responsibilities specified in this position description, at MAYERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT’S sole and absolute discretion.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current licensure in good standing in the state of California
1 year experience as an Emergency Department nurse required.
ACLS, PALS, and CPR certification.  NRP and TNCC required within one year of hire date.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

General Competencies:

 

Professional behavior is demonstrated, both when on duty and as a representative of MMHD outside of normal work hours
Ability to work with others, at all levels within the organization, and collaborate effectively.
Above-average interpersonal, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills
Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with patients, visitors, and facility staff.
Demonstrates organizational skills and time management.
Demonstrates ability to use office machines in the performance of job functions.
Other duties as assigned.
Specific Competencies:

 

Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs within time frame specified by facilities policy and procedures or protocols.  Notifies Charge Nurse and MD of abnormal findings.
Develops individualized plan of care for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
Performs all assigned tasks accurately (e.g., EKGs, blood draws, IV starts, etc.)
Keep work area and beds clean and restocked.
Provides individualized patient/family education.
Documents patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to appropriate resuscitation protocols.
Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family, and facility staff.
Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity, and rights.
Adheres to standards of safety and infection control in delivery of patient care.
Assists nursing staff in other departments, as requested and if qualified, when need arises.
Assumes professional responsibility for assuring patient care is of the highest standards possible.  Communicates questions about appropriateness of medical or nursing care through chain of command, as needed.
Follows procedure for medication administration and narcotics control.  Documents medications and nursing care in a timely and accurate manner
Professional Requirements:

 

Adheres to dress code; appearance is neat and professional.
Completes annual education requirements as applicable.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Wears identification while on duty
Attends annual evaluation and participates actively in this process.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Attends meetings as required.
Complies with all Federal, State, and regulatory requirements.
Exhibits the mission, ethics, and goals of Mayers Memorial Hospital District in the performance of job duties.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Willingness to work beyond normal working hours and in other positions temporarily when necessary.
Is involved with personnel, visitors, and government agencies, etc., when necessary
Must function independently, have personal integrity, have flexibility and the ability to work effectively with other personnel, clients, and support agencies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Sits, stands, bends, lifts, walks, and moves intermittently during working hours.
Able to lift 50 lbs.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 50.89
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 58.19

    About Mayers Memorial Healthcare District

    Here at Mayers Memorial Healthcare District we value your health, well being and happiness. Our dedicated staff is here to provide quality, compassionate healthcare. We are "friends and family caring for friends and family."

    MMHD is located near the junction of the Cascade and Sierra mountain ranges in the northeastern California. Mayers has been providing high quality healthcare since 1956. With facilities in the rural communities of both Fall River Mills and Burney, we are here to provide quality care for all the residents and visitors of our service area.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: No