What are an ED Nurse’s job responsibilities?
The role of the Emergency Dept Nurse (ED RN) will be to provide safe, competent, quality care based on nursing theory and research to a designated group of patients and significant others.
- Assists in development, implementation, and evaluation of standards of care and professional practice in collaboration with members of the health care team and in accordance with institutional policies and regulatory agency requirements.
- Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered and applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
- Provides direct, continuous, (where applicable), care for a specific caseload of patients through application of the nursing process based upon theory, research, and approved Department of Nursing and institutional standards.
- Coordinates patient care activities, based on established priorities, including teaching, rounding, counseling, and discharge planning, and directs/delegates appropriately to members of the health care team.
- Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, significant others, and members of the health care team about the patient’s plan of care
What is the average compensation for an ED Nurse in NYC?
An ED Nurse in New York can expect to be compensated between $80k and $100k depending on experience and the hospital of employment.
What qualifications do you need to be an ED Nurse?
- At least 1 year experience in an acute setting within the past 3 years
- BLS, ACLS certification
- New York State Nursing License