Clinical Nurse - Emergency Room

Silver Spring, Maryland
Mar 22, 2017
Jul 04, 2017
Full Time
Position Purpose:Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
Graduation from an accredited nursing program; basic professional nursing degree (BSN or MSN) preferred.
Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing or Compact State as a Registered Nurse.
BLS certification; additional Life Support training as applicable to unit requirements.
Professional specialty certifications may be required in accordance with departmental standards or role requirements.

*For RNs working in Labor and Delivery, High Risk Perinatal Center and Float Pool E: NCC EFM Certification. For novice RNs and experienced RNs newly hired, certification must be obtained within twelve months of hire.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
1.\tCurrent knowledge of nursing skills and practice
2.\tComputer and audiovisual skills using various applications: Internet, email, word processing
3.\tAbility to retrieve and interpret data
4.\tEffectively read, speak, write, compose and comprehend English
5.\tEffective eye and hand coordination
6.\tAbility to analyze and synthesize information within a short period of time
7.\tEffective problem-solving skills
8.\tAbility to multi-task, organize and prioritize
9.\tAbility to work well with individuals and groups

Working Conditions:
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift patients/patient care equipment up to 35 pounds. Must be able to push, pull, and move patients and patient care equipment. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel. Must be able to utilize a computer for periods of time throughout the shift.
Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly at distances close to the eyes.
Auditory Acuity: Must have sufficient acuity to identify auditory alarms in noisy environments.
Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards associated with a hospital environment.


Reporting Relationship:
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