Emergency Department Registered Nurse

Sanford Federal
Phoenix, AZ
Closing date
Jan 23, 2022

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Nursing, Ambulatory Care, General Nursing
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Job Description

Sanford Federal Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.

Job Title: Emergency Department Registered Nurse

Based at: Tucson, AZ.

JobSummary:Sanford Federal is looking for a successful Registered Nurse to provide direct and indirect nursing care in the following areas of assignment: Emergency Rooms by contributing to patient assessments, setting priorities, identifying therapeutic objectives and nursing measures, and evaluating outcomes. Essential skills to this position are independent judgment and nursing actions, flexibility, organizational skills, and the ability to utilize an interdisciplinary approach in the provision of nursing care.

Requirements:The Candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of two years' current experience in this field and graduate from a nationally accredited school with a BSN and have passed the boards as a Registered Nurse.

Duties: The ED Registered Nurse will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provides critical care nursing to Emergency Department (ED) patients.
  • Obtains patient history and pertinent family history.
  • Assesses patient and plan appropriate nursing care.
  • Documents plan of care and care given in patient's medical record.
  • Verifies transcription of physician's orders, no verbal orders are to be accepted.
  • Carries out prescribed Physician's orders and documents inpatient medical record.
  • Communicates pertinent patient data to the Charge Nurse and/or Physician as appropriate.
  • Re-assesses patient's condition and revises plans-of-care based on problems that the Nurse Identifies.
  • Administers medications and Intra-venous (IV) therapies.
  • Possesses knowledge of actions and usual dosages of the most commonly used emergency drugs and their location on the crash cart.
  • Assesses and documents patient responses to medications that have been administered.
  • Can interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications.
  • Reorganizes and initiates the appropriate measures in emergencies/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
  • Instructs patients and their families regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
  • Assesses patient/family knowledge level, implements plan of instructions, and records the patient's family's demonstrated level of understanding.
  • Operates defibrillator, electrocardiogram (EKG) machines and cardiac monitors, and other technical emergency equipment.
  • Cares for patients with Swan-Gans catheters, arterial lines and mechanical ventilators.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
  • Can initiate life saving measures in the absence of Physicians.
  • Assures the content and correctness of a prepared report and signs the document to validate its content.
  • Maintains a neat personal appearance and maintains professional decorum.
  • Consistently applies the VA's customer service standards, always demonstrating helpful, courteous, and respectful conduct.
  • Respects patient's rights, including but not limited to visual and auditory privacy.
  • May accept a verbal order in compliance with the facility policy.
  • Intake and output of fluids assessed every shift, and more frequently if indicated by specific standard nursing drug care
  • Reviews all laboratory data, and electronic medical records.
  • Can titrate medications.
  • Performs urinary catheter care by using soap and water cleaning technique every 12 hours, or as required.
  • Ensures that medication orders from the previous shift have been noted and either carried out or transcribed onto the medical records.

Why Sanford Federal?

You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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