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Catholic Health Registered Nurse Emergency Department SCH in Buffalo, New York

Facility: Sisters of Charity Hospital

Shift: Shift 3

Status: Full Time FTE: 0.920000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Hours: 7p-7a

Summary:

Coordinates total nursing care for the patient by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Participates and/or provides patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the Emergency Department.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

  • Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program,

  • BSN preferred

  • Current New York State registration as a professional registered nurse. Current BLS validation

  • ACLS within one (1) year of hire/transfer

  • PALS certification required within one (1) year of hire/transfer

  • Successful completion or challenge of Cardiac Rhythm exam within 6 months of hire/transfer.

  • All current ED associates, external hires and transfer will complete and maintain the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification (NIHSS) within 12 months from date of hire/transfer with recertification every 2 years.

  • FOR new hires/transfers only:

  • Completion of assigned ENA modules prior to the completion of ED RN orientation.

  • Completion or successful challenge of ER-BKAT within 6 months of hire/transfer.

EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) year current acute care experience required.

  • Previous Critical care, telemetry or emergency experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Strong Verbal & written communication skills

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Nursing can be intellectually, physically and emotionally demanding. Subject to inside environmental conditions: protected from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. Subject to hazards includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving parts or frequent exposure to many unpleasant physical and environmental conditions. Nurses works shifts that include nights, weekends and holidays. There are times travel to another CH facility is required for training and educational purposes.

REQNUMBER: 7394

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