Healthcare - Nursing


Poughkeepsie, New York

Employment Type



WCS Healthcare has an immediate opening in a prominent hospital in Dutchess County for an Emergency Room RN to work on a full time contract, overnight shift.  

Job Description:

Compensation : $80 - $85
Job ID : 15682



  • Assess patients physical, social, behavioral, and mental status through direct observation, interview, past history data, and medical record review. Includes assessment from history including EMS report (if applicable), and data collection as obtained from the patient or care providers.
  • Utilize observational skills to assess patients needs.
  • Document a nursing assessment to include psychosocial, environmental factors, educational level and needs.
  • Obtain and review available data base and any data collected by other members of the health team (medical/surgical/other history, physical exam, mental status, therapist reports and community referrals).
  • Identify medical problems resulting from psychological /mental illness, and use of medications.
  • Intervenes appropriately in medical/surgical emergencies utilizing crisis intervention.
  • Utilizes critical care skills in assessment of patients and in interventions Utilize infection control procedures.
  • Provides for psychosocial needs of all critically ill patients.

Job Requirements:


  • Minimum one (1) year Critical/Emergency Department background preferred
  • NY State RN License
  • BCLS


Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.