Emergency Room Nurse(RN)

  • HCA
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • May 17, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 01417-8842


Evenings (rotating weekends)

***$5,000 sign on bonus for full time positions for RN's with 2 years or more RN exp.***

Doctor's Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state's second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We are a level 3 trauma and emergency center.

Doctors Hospital ER is a 26 bed Emergency Department that sees over 60,000 patients annually. It has a Level III Trauma, Pediatric Emergency Room, Primary Stroke Center, and is Chest Pain Accredited. A 20 million dollar new ER is set to be completed in 4th quarter 2018.

The role of the Registered Nurse is to perform patient care under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Director. The Registered Nurse provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, and in support of the mission of Doctors Hospital. The Registered Nurse in this department provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.

Emergency Department: Population Served

Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Triage, assess and treat patients of all ages presenting

for emergency care for all body systems, conditions & diseases including but not limited to: Coronary, Pulmonary, Neuro, Skeletal-muscular, GI

/metabolic, GU/renal, GYN, integumentary, etc.

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with either an ADN or BSN degree.

  • Must hold a current license from the Georgia Board of Nursing. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association (AHA), (Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider card) required. ACLS and PALS from The American Heart Association required upon hire or within one year of hire.

  • No previous experience required other than clinical rotations required as part of the degree completion. Prior experience in a similar size facility with similar services provided is preferred. Previous emergency, pre-hospital or critical care preferred.

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 05/15/2018