Registered Nurse, SCTU, Manager
The role of the Specialty Care Transport (SCT, RN) Nurse is to provide the required care during transport between designated facilities by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient's needs during each encounter.
The SCT, RN Nurse demonstrates leadership by: Adhering to standards of patient care, providing the highest level of customer service, and directing the multidisciplinary patient care team.
The SCT Nurse accepts the responsibility of creating an environment which promotes healing and wellness, demonstrated by delivery of positive patient and family-centered care services.
Performs patient assessment and provides appropriate treatment according to established protocols and medical command during all patient transports. Functions as the crew leader on a multi-disciplinary care team. Accurately and completely documents patient assessment, treatment response to treatment and transfer of care upon completion of every incident. Accurately and efficiently responds to all quality assurance requests. Effectively manages rapidly changing situations and demonstrates standard precautions and patient safety principles in practice. Maintains all ABBA MT owned equipment and property in a safe, clean and secure manner. Performs vehicle and equipment check at the start of each shift. Ensures that the SCTU is ready for service at all times.
Two (2) years minimum experience working full-time within the Emergency Department or a Critical Care Unit. Strong critical thinking skills required with the ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team during delivery of patient care. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BSN required.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) from an NLN accredited school.
Certification, Licenses, Registrations:
Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Emergency Care for the Pre-hospital Provider-Advanced (PEPP-A). Current CCRN certification or CEN certification required. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Valid driver's license and Social Security card.
PPD - 2 Step, other vaccinations required by Facility.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 150 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 250 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
ABBA Medical Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ABBA Medical is a drug and alcohol-free work place; all employees as subject to pre-hiring drug screening and random testing as a condition of employment.