• ProHealth Staffing
  • $72,070.00 -98,340.00/year*
  • Houston , TX
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 1600 McKinney St

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Job Title: RN-Emergency Room

Shift: Open

ProHealth is seeking an attentive, professional staff nurse to join our growing healthcare team. In this position, you will be an integral part of the patient care team and will guide and direct daily activities. You must be highly organized, work well individually and collaboratively, and demonstrate competency in providing patient care.

Staff Nurse Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displaysInterpret rhythm strips, monitor labs.
  • Identifies irregular telemetry readings and notifies appropriate medical team members
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
  • Educates patients on surgical procedures
  • Records patients medical information and vital signs
  • Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by the physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs
  • Changes dressings, insert catheters, starts IVs
  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of the patient
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Participates in discharge planning
  • Utilizes time management skills
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format, and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Staff Nurse Requirements and Qualifications

Current nursing licensure required

Associate s Degree or BSN required

Minimum of 3-5 years in a healthcare environment

Minimum of 2 years of Emergency Room

Current CPR certification required


Associated topics: asn, care unit, domiciliary, hospice, infusion, intensive, mhb, psychatric, recovery, transitional

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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