Emergency Medicine Nurse

Emergency Medicine Nurse Job Description

FRONTLINE ER is growing and always on the lookout for quality, experienced personnel. FRONTLINE ER employees are a very happy family and are well compensated with benefits. We may need people in our other locations as well.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current state of Texas license as a Registered Nurse with no sanctions or restrictions.
  • 2 years of experience as an emergency medicine nurse or comparable experience.
  • Certifications: ACLS, BLS, PALS must be current.
  • Experience in working with EMR systems & ability to learn new software programs as needed.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal, with preferred Spanish or second language.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must follow the regulations of the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Use knowledge and skills of emergency medicine to thoroughly evaluate patients and identify and anticipate nursing patient care needs.
  • Ensure that appropriate nursing care is provided to all patients in a compassionate, thorough and competent manner.
  • Use Biohazard containers properly, empty and replace Sharps containers.
  • Effectively evaluate and document the patient outcome(s) to treatment and care as well as modify treatment plan as needed.
  • Must complete legible, accurate, and complete documentation of records in Emergency Department
  • Respect and Support patient rights.
  • Promote a positive work environment for colleagues, patients, and patient family relations.
  • Use patient feedback, research, and reviews to enhance patient care and improve Emergency Department procedures and guidelines
  • Practice effective cost control for patients and Emergency Department
  • Adhere to all HIPPA guidelines and note in patient charts
  • Assess medical supply inventory during every shift and report shortages and restock items when needed.
  • Report and document any incident to the physician on duty, medical director, or nurse manager.