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RN, Emergency Department - Mon-Fri, 7p-3a **Sign-On Bonus Eligible**

Columbia, MO
Nursing Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1172164
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


This department is a 16 bed unit providing emergency services to approximately 32,000 patients annually.   Boone Hospital has a long history as centers of excellence in caring for patients experiencing stroke or cardiac disease as well as other emergency conditions.  This excellent care has been recognized by the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.  The Emergency Department Team of physicians, nurses, technicians, and social workers serves as the front line for rapid patient assessments, implementation of early lifesaving interventions, and quality outcomes.  

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Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.


  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
  • Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning, and adheres to the requirements as outlined in the PDP program.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing


  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

  • Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification
  • Certification in Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC)
  • Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Registered Nurse (RN) - 4 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer