This is a bridge program for current RN's who would like to grow into a position in the Acute Care Nursing Service, ED. The program will utilize an online learning program along with hands-on unit training. The selectees will be required to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) acknowledging the terms and conditions of this training program at the time of job offer acceptance. Failure to complete this program will result in the employees returning to their previous position of record. Duties include but are not limited to: * Demonstrates competency and clinical knowledge in assessing, planning, implementing, documenting and evaluating the patients presenting to the Emergency Department. * Guides and directs others who provide care. * Provides care, as needed, respecting patient's personal values, cultural and belief system. * Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual nursing judgments and actions. * Supports the facilities EEO/affirmative action programs by executing assigned duties and responsibilities in a professional manner. * Acts as a client advocate. * Plans and organizes care cased on client need and provider competencies to assure safe, efficient and cost-effective care. * Refers to, consults with, and makes provision for continuity of care with other health care providers. * Informs treatment team and charge nurse of significant changes in patient's condition and takes appropriate nursing action. * Refers to, consults with, and makes provision for continuity of care with other health care providers. Work Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours per week, shift work, weekends, days, evenings, nights and holidays. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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