Travel Emergency Room Nurse - Emergency Nurse - (ER RN)
- Sep 07, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13056183 Job Description & Requirements
Emergency Room Nurse - Emergency Nurse - (ER RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $32.00 - 34.00
Our hospital has been caring for generations of Central New Yorkers since 1887. Our mission is to provide the best in patient care by exceeding the expectations of our patients and to promote community health. We are a private, not-for-profit hospital, and are licensed for 506 acute-care beds and 57 bassinets. We serve more than 23,000 inpatients, 66,000 emergency services patients and more than 250,000 outpatients a year from a 15-county area in Central and Northern New York.
We are a partner of DNV Healthcare (Det Norske Veritas) to monitor and improve the quality and safety of care provided to our patients. We are also proud to support and be members of Partnership for Patients, a public-private partnership that will help improve the quality, safety and affordability of healthcare for all Americans.
The role of the emergency room nurse (ER RN) is to care for patients suffering from trauma or illness that requires emergency attention. The ER RN must recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions, with the ability to deploy rapid assessment and treatment of patients in highly critical situations, particularly during the initial phase of acute illness and trauma, where every second is important. Emergency nurses must possess knowledge about healthcare on general and specific levels and provide quality care to patients of all ages. Additionally, the ER RN must be prepared to treat a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, ranging from a fever to a heart attack.
About the Facility
Since opening its doors in 1887, this acute-care facility has become its region's largest provider of maternity and high-risk neonatal care. This 506-bed facility also boasts the area's only cardiac catheterization program, the latest robotic surgery techniques, Gold Plus-rated stroke care, and orthopedic services.
The economic and cultural crossroads of central New York, Syracuse boasts dynamic seasons and dramatic panoramas that change throughout the year. Nestled among rolling green hills, this safe and welcoming community boasts a wonderful cultural vibrancy and recreational attractions that are comparable to a much larger city.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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