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RN - Emergency Department
Note: There are currently multiple full-time and per-diem open RN positions on both day and night shifts in the Curry General Hospital (Gold Beach) and Curry Medical Center (Brookings) Emergency Departments.

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Emergency Department setting. Assesses patients, using nursing judgement and appropriate screening protocols to determine unmet healthcare needs. Uses ESI Triage Scoring to prioritize care and treatment. Organizes interventions to address identified needs, including performing interventions, facilitating referrals, obtaining medical orders, or providing education and case management support for the patient. Effectively communicates identified needs and care plan with the multidisciplinary care team including providers, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers, case managers, and more. Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and adjusts the care plan accordingly. Must respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or responses to treatment.

Essential Functions:
Perform patient assessment considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Uses appropriate screening tools effectively. Applies the ESI Triage Scale to determine patient’s acuity.
Demonstrates understanding of pathophysiology, disease processes, and treatment standards. Applies nursing diagnoses to identified needs.
Formulates a care plan based upon identified needs and facilitates interventions and referrals as appropriate.
Performs interventions in a competent manner, applying evidence-based standards of care and protocols to guide actions. Knowledgeable regarding medications, indications, interactions, and contraindications, considering age of the patient and their clinical condition. Evaluates effectiveness of all interventions.
Formulates individualized teaching plans, evaluating effectiveness of learning. Patient and family interactions are professional.
Familiar with Policies, Procedures, and Protocols. Care and Documentation meets current standards of practice and complies with all such guidelines.
Other duties as assigned to support the overall effectiveness of the department and organizational performance in accordance with Curry Health Network’s Mission, Vision and Shared Values.

Minimum Education & Experience:
Current Unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse Licensure is required. BSN Preferred.
Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC (Emergency Nurse Association) are required; NRP (American Heart Association) and STABLE certifications are preferred.
A minimum of 1 year of experience in an Acute Care setting is required.
Minimum 1 year experience in Emergency Department setting is preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Computer skills are required, specifically using MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); prior use of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for documenting in patient records is preferred.
Excellent communication skills, clinical judgment, critical thinking, and organizational skills.
A demonstrated ability to work well in high pressure situations is required.
Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner.

Curry Health Network (a dba of Curry Health District) is comprised of a hospital and several medical clinics located on the southern Oregon coast. Curry Health Network is an Oregon special health district, a form of local government and municipal corporation that has been granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service, and as such, has the exemptions and rights that such status affords.

Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach, a critical access hospital and the sole hospital in Curry County, is your community hospital and Curry Medical Practice offers primary and specialty care and is located within the hospital. Curry Medical Center in Brookings offers primary, specialty and same day care services in addition to 24/7 emergency department services. Primary care services are also available at Curry Family Medical, our medical clinic which serves Port Orford. Curry Health Network is committed to providing high quality health care with service excellence, close to home.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Curry Health Network shall not discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment or financial programs on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other
Ref Code: 022XXG, 062XXB

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