These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real ER Nurse resumes for your reference.
- When the original or assigned hospital for me opened,I was transferred and worked as an ER Nurse since OR that time was still not functioning/opened.
- As an ER nurse,I worked as part of a team with physicians, other nurses and healthcare professionals to provide care, monitor health conditions, plan long-term care needs, administer medicine, use medical equipment, perform minor medical operations.
- We are often the first line of defense for accidents, allergic reactions, and any number of urgent medical care.
- ER Nurses work to quickly assess the needs of each patient, prioritize care based on its critical nature, and work to stabilize a patient, treat the problem, discharge the patient after the emergency is over or make arrangements for a longer hospital stay.
- Developed treatment and medication plans for emergency room patients in order to set them up for a successful recovery after crisis or trauma.
- Supported medical professionals including surgeons physicians and various other treatment specialists.
- Confidentially shared reports with various medical professionals and treatment counselors in order to develop recovery treatment plans.
- Performed defibrillations, advanced cardiovascular life support and trauma life support as needed.
- Ensured that all medications and medical procedures were accurately reported in EMR.
- Initiated patient assessments to determine immediate care needs and collect required information.
- Assisted with a team of nurses to provide intensive emergency care and medical support in crisis situations.
- Supported medical professionals including surgeons, physicians and various other treatment specialists.
- Assessed patient condition immediately upon arrival, checking vitals, reviewing EMT reports, determining initial prioritization.
- Established nursing diagnoses and wrote out plan for treatment, implemented care and evaluated care.
- Provided efficient care to numerous specialty populations across the lifespan including cardiac arrest/resuscitation, airway management/support (CPAP/BiPAP, RSI, ventilator), stroke, trauma (gunshot wound, stabbing, penetrating chest wound) poison ingestion, drug overdose, septic shock, gastrointestinal emergencies (acute abdomen, perforated bowel) sexual assault and conscious sedation patients.
- Effectively coordinated patient care while collaborating with physicians, ancillary staff, and patient families to promote open communication and ensure optimal outcomes.
- Administered critical-specialty medications including sedation, nebulized treatments and titratable cardiac medications.
- Provide initial assessment and safe care to stabilize patients in a fast-pace level 2 Trauma center.
- Independently maintained safe and delivered effective care to patients with different acuity levels in a time-restricted manner and a demanding environment.
- Decisively and confidently made judgments on patient’s conditions based on vital signs, patient’s presentation, and initial assessment; triaged to appropriate zone; activated specialized team when indicated.
- Applied expertise in data analysis by monitoring laboratory results, blood work, urinalysis, and performed sterile procedures including catherization, initiating IV, IV therapies and dressing changes.
- Maintained safe and effective care to patients across the lifespan with different acuity levels in a time-restricted and demanding environment.
- Merged empathy and interpersonal skills by ensuring both physical and emotional needs of patients and families were maintained.
- Constantly communicated and collaborated with physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal care was given to patients in a timely manner.
- Administered IV fluids and medications including antibiotics, packed RBC’s, and narcotics while carefully monitoring for side effects or any adverse reactions.
- Assessed, intervened and stabilized a variety of trauma and illnesses with decisive action.
- Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
- Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
- Provided nursing care for patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmia’s, asthma,COPD and pneumonia.
- Manage medical emergencies resulting from events such as strokes, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, car accidents, alcohol/drug intoxication and assault.
- Proficient in starting and maintaining IV access, IV medications/drips, blood draws/transfusions, NG tube and feedings, and care of acute GI bleeds.
- Collaborate with doctors and emergency staff in the assessment, planning and delivery of direct patient treatment in extremely fast paced setting.
- Responsible for communicating and updating family members with patient’s progress and all necessary care associated with disease/illness.
- Providing emergency nursing care to pediatric, adult, and geriatric clients.
- Including medical acute care, cardiovascular/respiratory emergencies, trauma, orthopaedic care, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, maternity/obstetrical/gynecological care and mental health care.
- Responsible for orientating, mentoring, and monitoring of new nursing staff and paramedics.
- Multitasking and prioritizing responsibilities based on clients conditions in timely manner in critical situations.
- Professionally trained RN with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent emergency care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
- I have strong clinical and people skills; I am enthusiastic, competent, dependable, and a dedicated team player.
- I have eight years of emergency room nursing experience with 16+ years of emergency medical technician at the Paramedic level.
- I have a strong knowledge of advanced life support skills and management of the sick and injured.
- Independently maintained safe and effective care to patients in a time restricted and demanding environment.
- Assist doctors and other emergency room staff with potentially life-threatening situations.
- Communicate changes in patients health condition to physicians, nursing supervisors and coworkers as needed.
- Administer IV fluids and medications including antibiotics packed red blood cells and narcotics while monitoring for side effects or adverse reaction’s.