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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - MSSI - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Acuity International
Location: Cape Canaveral
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - MSSIOur vision aims to empower our clients by actively leveraging our broad range of services. With our global presence, we have career opportunities all across the world which can lead to a unique, exciting and fulfilling career path. Pick your path today! To see what career opportunities we have available, explore below to find your next career!

COVID Notification:

Candidates selected for a position must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved reasonable accommodation request on file for a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from complying with Acuity's mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

To request a reasonable accommodation form, email

Acuity International is currently seeking Registered Nurse specializing in emergency room care to support our Middle East program. This position provides medical support to personnel base out of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. This facility services a population of approximately 6,600 adults. The Registered Nurse - ER maybe assigned to deliver health care and treat patients in one of two settings: (1) Small medical/trauma hospitals, (2) Large medical/trauma hospital. Nurses report to the MSSI-Iraq Program Manager and are clinically supervised by the site medical director and work under the direction of a Physician, Surgeon, or Anesthetist.

Location: Deploying to Iraq


The primary responsibilities of the Position include the following:

* Provides medical services at the scope and level of a Registered Nurse to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
* Emergency Nurses treat patients in emergency situations where they're experiencing trauma or injury.
* Systematically assesses the urgent or emergent health needs of patients, analyzes data, and formulates a plan of care, with other members of the medical team, which is realistic in relation to the employee's capabilities and job requirements.
* Stabilize patients experiencing trauma.
* Utilization and understanding of how to use various medical devices, such as catheters and feeding tubes.
* Recognizes and treats illnesses and injuries according to established operating instructions within the scope of licensure and regulations of state employment or practice.
* Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.
* Identifies and records the signs and symptoms of physical and mental conditions.
* Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making daily.
* Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
* Demonstrates proven success in stressful environments.
* Pursues professional development activities and continuing education to ensure currency with present practices and trends in healthcare and specifically in the practice of emergency medical treatment.
* Monitors reconciliation of financial transactions and ensures contract charges are applied uniformly.
* Protects patients' privacy through confidentiality, infection control procedures, assuring consistent medication administration, and assuring proper storage and maintenance procedures for all equipment and supplies.
* Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


* Requires an associate degree from an accredited nursing school. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred.
* Hold and maintain an active and unrestricted Nursing License and the ability to be favorability credentialed.
* Minimum of 1 years recent experience as an Emergency Department Registered Nurse.
* Minimum of 3 years' experience as a Registered Nurse.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and ACLS certification required.
* Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills.
* Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
* Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment.
* Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
* Strong problem-solving skills to research and resolve inquiries and respond in a timely manner.
* Ability to work well with senior management and across functions to achieve business objectives.
* Self-starter who is action oriented and possesses a strong sense of urgency.
* All Healthcare Providers and medical support staff must have a recent clinical experience in patient care for a least 6 months out of the past year.
* Must have a current U.S. passport.
* Sign Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) prior to deployment.
* Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Clearance.

Physical Requirements:

* Must meet pre-deployment physical requirements.
* No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.
* Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
* Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.

May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport.

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:

Acuity-CHS, LLC

Keywords: Acuity International, Melbourne , Registered Nurse - Emergency Room - MSSI - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Cape Canaveral, Florida

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