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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Company: KurzSolutions
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Experience the Heartland Charm of Eastern Colorado
The Community - Eastern Colorado
Colorado is known for its towering mountains adorned with wildflowers, waterfalls, and endless hiking trails; however, some of its best kept secrets lie on the eastern half of the state. This adventure will take you to the furthest reaches of Colorado's beautiful prairie and up into the pristine foothills of the Wet Mountains - all places seldom visited and teeming with intrigue.

Take a closer look at what can be experienced in Eastern Colorado here!

About the Facility - Eastern Colorado Veterans Healthcare System
The Eastern Colorado Veterans Healthcare System (ECHCS) provides comprehensive healthcare services to veterans across a wide region, including Aurora, Denver, Lakewood, Golden, La Junta, Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, Pueblo, Salida, Lamar, and Burlington. ECHCS offers a range of medical services such as primary care, specialty care, mental health services, surgical procedures, rehabilitation, and long-term care. Veterans can access advanced diagnostic services, dental care, pharmacy services, and telehealth options, ensuring high-quality, accessible healthcare tailored to their needs. The system is dedicated to delivering compassionate and professional care to enhance the health and well-being of veterans in these communities.
Nurse - ER - RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)

  • The RN Emergency is responsible for obtaining patient history, assessing patients, and planning appropriate nursing care. They document the plan of care and interventions in the patient's medical record, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Reassessing patient conditions and adjustment of care plans based on identified nursing problems is integral to quality nursing care.
  • The RN Emergency participates in discharge planning, initiation of life-saving measures in the absence of physicians, and the assurance of accurate and validated documentation are essential components of the RN's role.
  • Should be proficient in operating defibrillators, EKG machines, cardiac monitors, and other emergency technical equipment is vital. RNs care for patients with specialized equipment such as Swan-Ganz catheters, central venous catheters, arterial lines, and mechanical ventilators.
  • The RN Emergency conducts regular assessments of intake and output, reviewing all laboratory data and electronic medical records. They can titrate medications, perform urinary catheter care, central line and ventilator care, skin assessments, and initiate measures to prevent Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU). RN - ER - REQUIREMENTS
    • Must possess a bachelor's degree in nursing.
    • Must possess a current, valid, unrestricted nursing license in a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States.
    • Must have a minimum of 24 months (2 years) experience in an Emergency Room environment during the last 36 months.
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as approved by the American Heart Association (AHA) are mandatory for all specialties.
    • Evidence of current immunizations is required.
      KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

      KurzSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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