What Do Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Rooms Do?
Most of the time, registered nurses (RN), emergency room, work in the emergency rooms of hospitals. They may also work at sporting events and in ambulances and helicopters that provide medical evacuations. Their job is to provide quality patient care to patients who experience trauma or injury. They must perform triage on patients as soon as they arrive at their facility to determine the priority of treatment, based on their condition. They must perform treatment timely, in accordance with t…Read more
- Conduct physical examinations and record patient histories.
- Provide direct patient care under indirect physician supervision.
- Provide care that includes triage, physical assessment, treatment, reassessment, discharge planning and health education to the Emergency Department patient.
- Monitor patient progress and consult with supervising physician.