Union Hospital Health Group RN-UHTH EMERGENCY ROOM in TERRE HAUTE, Indiana
Position (Dept Specific) Highlights: The Emergency Department at Union Hospital is a 39 bed unit with 4 trauma bays, a Forensic Exam Room, and 2 Isolation rooms. Our ED averages over 56,000 visits per year. The ED has a collaborative and dedicated team of physicians, nurses, ED Techs, phlebotomists, x-ray techs, case management personnel, registration personnel, chaplain representatives, and internal and external security. The department is staffed with a dedicated leadership team, clinical educator, and day and night shift charge personnel. Our ED has a 24-hour stat lab along with advanced psychiatric and stroke care using telemedicine for mental health and stroke consultations. Our Chest Pain Accreditation has also allowed us to improve our cardiac care processes to decrease our triage time to intervention.
We utilize 24-hour triage and ENA recommendations for nurse to patient ratios. We collaborate with the medical staff to implement protocols that help reduce length of stay and enhance patient satisfaction to promote the highest level of continuity, coordination, and comprehensive care. The Emergency Department is committed to maintaining clinical excellence. We would like to invite you to join our team in this truly exciting environment of growth and expansion! The Emergency Department is an integral part of our Verified Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, Accredited Chest Pain and Stroke Center.
Position Responsibilities: The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for ensuring completion of all aspects of patient care to an assigned group of patients. The RN must be proficient and organized with assessing, planning, evaluating, and teaching various patient populations. The RN must possess the ability to work as a member of a team that provides compassionate care of the highest quality.
Must be a graduate of an accredited RN program with a pending or current Indiana RN license.
Must be certified in the Health Care Provider BLS is required
Previous medical hospital experience is preferred, but not required
BSN preferred, but not required
Must be able to lift and/or pull 50lbs or more
Enjoy working in an environment with collaboration, skill and a fast paced department
Keyboard skills and working knowledge of computers is important
Must be flexible in regards to scheduling and patient assignment to meet the needs of the unit
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, and critical thinking ability
Company Highlights: Union Hospital, Inc. is committed to the development of our staff. We recognize the contributions of our employees and the fact that each and every person plays an important role in providing our patients with quality healthcare. We are committed to continuously improving the quality of our processes, technology, employees and physicians and developing measures to monitor our success. One of our goals is to attract and maintain professionals and support staff who will help us remain a leader.
To accomplish that, Union Hospital's philosophy is to help employees achieve a healthy balance between work and home life. We offer a number of benefits and resources to assist employees in juggling these demands. We know that employees who are happier in their jobs are better employees, which benefits patient care. To learn more about Union Hospital, click here.
As an EOE/AA employer, Union Hospital, Inc. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.