Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Jobs

As an emergency room nurse, you are ready to do it all. But when searching for your next travel job, you won't have to when you partner with Sunbelt!

Use our nationwide network of hospitals, surgical centers and other medical facilities to find your next ER nurse job that will fit your needs.

What Is An Emergency Room (ER) Nurse?

Emergency room nurses treat patients who require immediate treatment. Due to the fast-paced nature of emergency rooms, ER nurses must be able to make quick and mindful choices to stabilize and minimize patient pain levels. 

The role of an ER RN is essential in this unpredictable and ever-changing environment. This job is a good fit for those who thrive on adaptability and stay calm in quick-action situations. 

Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Duties

Some of the responsibilities of an ER nurse include:

  • Creating and maintaining incoming patient records
  • Providing treatment for critical injuries, allergic reactions, and traumas
  • Assisting with diagnostic procedures and tests
  • Developing a patient care plan

To be an emergency room RN, candidates need to have the same education levels as a registered nurse, which includes an associate's or bachelor’s degree from an accredited nursing program. Additionally, candidates must have the necessary licensure from the National Council Licensure Examination and a state certificate for practice.

To specialize in ER nursing, you should continue your nursing education or obtain hands-on field experience.

Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Salary & Job Outlook

Following the job outlook trend for RNs, ER nurses continue to see increased demand. The nursing industry, as a whole, is anticipated to grow above average than other occupations. Salary ranges often vary with experience, education, skills, certifications and hiring facility location.

Ready to find your next emergency room RN travel role? Browse our open roles and apply today to find a partner in Sunbelt.

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