The RN works in a 34 bed full service Emergency Department, treating all ages. This role assumes the responsibility and accountability for providing safe and competent direct/indirect nursing care for emergency patients in accordance with Manatee Memorial Hospital policies, procedures, standards and philosophy and provides professional leadership and support to health team members. Demonstrates Service Excellence at all times. Other duties as assigned. The Resource Nurse additionally possesses:
Ability to integrate nursing theory into practice using nursing process.
Advanced clinical skills in Emergency Nursing.
Ability to problem solve creatively and effectively.
Ability to implement adult learning principles in educational interactions.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to problem-solve and work effectively with patients, families, staff and physicians.