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Registered Nurse ED/CDU  

The ED/CDU RN position exists to give direct, primary patient care to Kaiser Permanente members and non-members seeking care in the Emergency Department and Clinical Decision Unit.

Essential Functions:
Demonstrate and apply required skill sets and clinical knowledge/practice in the patient care setting which can include administration of medications, treatments, and interventions at the direction of the Physician, participate in the discharge process, assist with performing ADL s (bathing, repositioning, feeding, ambulation, safe transfer, and transportation of patients of any acuity). Will delegate to ancillary personnel per their Scope of Practice and evaluate outcomes
Respond to emergent/crisis situations following BCLS/ACLS/PALS guidelines and as directed by the Physician. Will utilize all available equipment to assist in the stabilization of critically ill or injured patients
Must demonstrate compassion and empathy to their patients and families. Must have a "customer first" attitude. Must work well with other department disciplines
Demonstrate critical thinking in the patient care setting. Must recognize when to report to the Physician when patient outcomes change, are questionable, or improves
Demonstrate sound pharmacological knowledge. Assess for desired/unexpected post-medication outcomes and react accordingly
Knowledgeable of the requirements for transfer of patients to other Emergency Departments, in-patient acute-and chronic-care facilities


Basic Qualifications:
Graduate of NLN-accredited School of Nursing
Current active and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio is required
Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association is required
Must have ACLS certification from the American Heart Association within six months of hire
Must have PALS certification from the American Heart Association within twelve months of hire
Must pass Core Competency and ED/CDU competency Skills Validation.
Must successfully complete ED/CDU RN Orientation Program within the specified time frame.

Preferred Qualifications:
One year of clinical nursing in the previous five years preferred to qualify for the CDU position. One year of emergency department or critical care experience preferred to qualify for ED position

Primary Location: Ohio-Parma-Parma Medical Center 12301 Snow Rd.

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 24

Shift: Day

Working Days: Sunday through Saturday (variable days)

Working Hours Start: 7:00 a.m.

Working Hours End: 7:00 p.m.

Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: Day

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job: Emergency

Public Department Name: Emergency Services/Critical Decision Unit

Travel: No

Job Eligible for Benefits: Yes

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

LocationParma, OH
CountryUnited States of America
Employment BusinessKaiser Permanente
Posted Date05/26/2011 09:23:57
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