Use this ER Nurse job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates.
Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.
ER Nurse responsibilities include:
- Treating critical injuries, allergic reactions and trauma
- Being ready to respond and equipped to deal with a medical emergency
- Quickly assessing patient needs
We are looking for an ER Nurse to join our team and provide first-line care to patients who are admitted to our emergency room.
ER Nurse responsibilities include assisting Doctors with emergency medical care, addressing patient injuries and providing a high quality of nursing standards at all times.
Ultimately, you will work directly with Doctors and patients in a fast-paced and highly stressful environment to ensure patients receive the medical attention they need.
- Perform minor medical operations with Doctors
- Clean wounds and reset bones for patients who enter the Emergency Room
- Draw blood to send for testing
- Maintain Emergency Room care standards
- Assist with insurance paperwork as needed
- Ensure the efficiency of the patient check-in process
- Display strong decision-making skills in emergency scenarios
Requirements and skills
- Proven work experience as an ER Nurse or similar role
- Able to work under high-pressure
- Attention to detail to quickly determine the medical needs of patients
- Good organizational skills to ensure the ER has essential supplies
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Relevant training and/or certifications as an ER Nurse
Frequently asked questions
- What does an ER Nurse do?
- ER Nurses treat patients in crisis situations in an Emergency Room, stabilize incoming patients with a variety of medical procedures and run tests as needed.
- What are the duties and responsibilities of an ER Nurse?
- An ER Nurse will have a number of duties for developing a patient care plan after evaluating injuries, setting bones, giving blood transfusions or running tests to determine the medical needs of their patients.
- What makes a good ER Nurse?
- A good ER Nurse must be able to remain calm under high-stress and high-pressure environments to provide excellent medical care to patients in the Emergency Room. They must also have great clinical skills to administer medical care in a fast-paced environment.
- Who does an ER Nurse work with?
- An ER Nurse typically works with a team of other ER Nurses to address the immediate needs of incoming patients, but they also work with Doctors to provide more advanced medical procedures and surgeries.