RN, ER - Travel

  • Cynet Health
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Nov 20, 2023
Travel Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus
Shift Details
Mid - 8x5 - 03PM
Job Order Details
13 Week(s)


  • ER nurses provide care for patients from various types of illness or trauma requiring emergency attention and must be able to recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions.
  • RN ER cares for people who are sick, injured, convalescent or disabled.
  • Under general supervision, they deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with established philosophy.
  • Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.
  • Nurses effectively interact with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing.
  • The nature of the direction and supervision required for this position varies by State and job setting.
  • Reports to: Unit supervisor of contracted medical facility. Cynet Health Director of Nursing

Job Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collects current symptoms, detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements
  • Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol.
  • Records patients’ current vital signs.
  • Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.
  • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.
  • Provides IV therapy.
  • Cleans and bandages wounds.
  • Provides basic, bedside care.
  • Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients.
  • Reports any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies.
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment
  • Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, with current licensure in state practicing in good standing in the state of practice.
  • Evidence of Minimum Two years of current hospital experience in the ER.
  • Evidence of current BLS, ACLS and PALS credential mandatory.
  • Additionally, the RN may have professional certifications, including but not limited to RNBC-MS, RNBC-GERI, RNC-MS, RNC-GERI, OCN, ONC, CURN, CRRN, CPDN, CORLN, CNN, ACRN, CGRN, CHN, or CPDN