Registered Nurse - eEmergency

Sioux Falls, SD

General Hours of Work: 12-hour rotating shifts (with weekend/holiday involvement)

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Department: eEmergency

Schedule: Part Time (48 hours/2 weeks, 0.6 FTE)

This opportunity may be eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus. 


SUMMARY:

Avel requires all nurses to practice at a competent level of nursing care and demonstrate a competent and professional level of behavior in his/her role as a RN. The American Nurses Associations (ANA) scope and standards of practice are exemplified within the position description.  The Registered Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide nursing care for the patient.  He/she assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual actions and outcomes of patient care delivered on his/her shift.

The Registered Nurse will work with rural hospitals across the country via 3-way video and audio technology to provide Emergency care within the American Nurses Associations (ANA) scope and standards.  In addition to providing Emergency care, the Registered Nurse may also be requested to assist with transfer arrangements, dispatching transport teams and other tasks to support bedside staff. The Registered Nurse collaborates with board-certified Emergency Room physicians when providing care virtually.  


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assessment: Collects patient health data. 
  2. Diagnosis: Analyzes the assessment data in determining nursing diagnoses/problem focus.
  3. Outcome Identification: Identifies expected outcomes/goals individualized to the patient.
  4. Planning: Develops a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
  5. Implementation: Implements the interventions identified in the plan of care. 
  6. Evaluation: Evaluates the patient's progress toward attainment of the outcomes.
  7. Quality of Care: Systemically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
  8. Performance Appraisal: Evaluates his/her own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and relevant statutes and regulations.
  9. Education: Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice.
  10. Collegiality: Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others.
  11. Ethics: Decisions and actions on behalf of clients are determined in a manner consistent with the ANA’s code of ethics.
  12. Collaboration: Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing patient care.
  13. Research: Utilizes research/evidence-based findings in practice if appropriate.
  14. Resource Utilization: Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering patient care.
  15. Leadership: The registered nurse provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
  16. Technology: Knowledge and skills sufficient to integrate the use of health care technology and/or information management systems into the provision of nursing care.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.  
  • ER experience strongly preferred; hospital experience required.


CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS:  

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Dakota or meeting the enhanced Nursing Compact Licensure (eNLC) requirements is required.
  • RN Licensure required, within the states that e-Emergency is providing service, within 120 days of hire.
  • Certification in specialty preferred.
  • Membership in a professional organization preferred.
  • Completion of the Child Abuse & Dependent Adult Abuse courses for Iowa Mandatory Reporters within 90 days of employment and every 3 years thereafter.