RN, ER Weekend Special
Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Posted on: March 16, 2023
The RN has multiple roles and functions including caregiver,
decision-maker, client advocate, manager, rehabilitator, comforter,
communicator, and teacher. The functions include assessment of the
nursing needs of the patient, initiation of the plan of care of
nurse action, implementation of the plan of care and the evaluation
of the process, by use of the nursing process. The Standards of
Practice set forth by the professional nursing associations provide
guidelines for the competent, safe and professional practice. The
RN promotes the dignity and quality of the nursing care given to
- Involves the patient and family psychosocial, spiritual,
emotional, population specific, and diversity needs in care
- Constructs and implements the plan of care using nursing
knowledge and skill. Integrates direct and indirect patient care
activities related to the diagnosis and co-morbidities.
- Coordinates the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of
care for assigned patients. Develops goals, treatment plans, and
discharge plans that meet individual patient/family needs.
- Consistently completes hourly rounds with purpose to strengthen
nurse communication, improve safety, and anticipate patient needs
(i.e., pain, re-positioning, toileting). Rounds with purpose
including pro-actively evaluating the environment to ensure it is
patient friendly and patient safe.
- Collaborates with the patient's designated care partner to meet
the educational, physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of
- Actively participates in bedside report (as appropriate) to
ease anxiety and address important points of care, concerns, and
progress with the patient/family.
- Provides patients with caregiver name and contact information
- Supports and informs the patient and family of hospital
specific components of the Patient Centered Care Delivery model.
Examples may include informing the family of open medical record
policy, supports open family visitation, family presence during
resuscitation and other invasive procedures and promotes a quiet
- Follows communication practices that minimize risks associated
with handoffs among providers, and across transitions in care
utilizing the SBAR process.
- Empowers contributions of others who play a role in helping
patients/families achieve health goals.
- Demonstrates the ability to formulate questions that address
clinical issues and analyzes the evidence to address these
- Demonstrates proficiency in completing an evidence-based
practice literature search.
- Demonstrates quality through accurate documentation of the
nursing process, core measures and concurrent use of tools and
resources to ensure high compliance is achieved (core measure
checklist, double checks, etc.).
- Understands and analyzes unit metrics to understand how
individual practice, continuing education, and process improvement
is necessary to improve the quality of practice.
- Follows facility policies and procedures to promote patient
safety (i.e., safe medication administration, equipment safety
practices, radiation safety, fire prevention, etc.).
- Reports errors (facility and unit) to promote analysis of
errors and design of prevention or system improvements.
- Navigates the patient's electronic health record to accurately
enter and locate appropriate information.
- Demonstrates sound judgment to increase or decrease the
frequency of data collection based upon the patient's clinical
condition and data trends.
- Incorporates patient data from multiple sources to identify
problems and assure timely and appropriate intervention.
- Maximizes the capabilities of the electronic clinical
information system to enhance clinical decision and care
- Makes discretionary patient care decisions/interventions
independently within the scope of practice (selects a course of
action consistent with the patient's needs and is accountable for
decisions). Is self-directed and decision oriented.
- Facilitates problem resolution among peers and unlicensed team
members when behaviors and decisions are not within the range of
- Evaluates changes in the patient condition and reports
significant findings to the physician. Involves all disciplines,
patient & family to coordinate effective medical and nursing
interventions including rescue to achieve positive outcomes.
- Performs other duties as required and assigned.
- Current RN licensure from the State of Oklahoma required.
- ADN required; BSN preferred
- BLS required.
- ALS, PALS, NIH Stroke Scale and NRP required within six (6)
months of employment in Emergency Department.
- Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and PEARS are encouraged
within two (2) years of hire.
- Two to three years' experience in Med/Surg, Critical Care, or
Emergency Medical Services preferred.
- Techniques for Effective Aggression Management
(TEAM/De-Escalation) completed within six (6) months of hire.
- Ability to tolerate high stress levels and maintain a positive
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Basic computer skills required.EEO StatementIt is the policy of
the Facility to provide equal opportunity in employment to all
employees and applicants for employment. No person will be
discriminated against in employment on the basis any legally
protected characteristics such as race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation),
national origin, age (40 and over or as otherwise defined by
applicable law), disability or genetic information (including
family medical history) or protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local
law. For purposes of this policy, race includes traits historically
associated with race, including but not limited to, hair type,
texture, length and protective hairstyles (including but not
limited to, braids, locks, twists, Bantu knots, hair coverings,
etc.). If certain workspaces require such restrictions for health
and safety reasons, non-discriminatory accommodations should be
considered and implemented if feasible.NoticeAt UHS and all
subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are
here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and
experience with the best possible career at UHS and our
subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best
in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no
recruiter or employee will request financial or personal
information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank
information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not
email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo
Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related
email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.
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