HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse RN Emergency Department in Richmond, Virginia
West Creek Free Standing Emergency Department, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, is a full-service, state-of-the art ER that is staffed around the clock by board certified physicians and clinical staff with special training in pediatric and adult emergency medicine. West Creek is conveniently located in Goochland County at the border of Henrico County, at the intersection of Route 288 and Tuckahoe Creek Parkway East and just minutes from Short Pump, Broad Street and Patterson Avenue. Our team is here to serve all of our patients’ needs for major and minor emergencies whether they arrive by car or ambulance by utilizing direct bedding, which allows patients to be taken straight to a treatment room. In addition, West Creek offers outpatient imaging and lab work services.
The Emergency Department Registered Nurse (RN) will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. The ED Registered Nurse provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, in support of HCA ethical and compliance principles and values. The Emergency Department RN performs and documents initial admission assessment on all patients upon arrival in the Emergency Department. Complete Triage competencies according to triage guidelines within the first year of hire and maintain Triage education thereafter. The ED RN must perform accurate Triage assessments and exhibit exceptional customer service skills. Plans and provides patient care as per MD, DO, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner orders, established Protocols, and policies. The ED Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care. The ED RN delegates appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision. The Emergency Department Registered Nurse works closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare. The ED RN communicates effectively and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Evaluates patient’s signs and symptoms; and records and reports results. The Emergency Department RN sets priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment. Collaborates with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment. The ED RN assists physicians during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders. Makes appropriate and timely notification to physician on patient condition changes. The ED Registered Nurse is expected to attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.
Patient Rights - The ED Registered Nurse will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
Patient Safety – The ED Registered Nurse demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing from a school of professional nursing (required)
BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
Current Registered Nurse License in this state (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
ACLS certification (preferred)
- 1-2 years of experience as a RN with demonstrated competency in critical care skills (preferred)
Title: Registered Nurse RN Emergency Department
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital West Creek
Requisition ID: 00448-32501