Leslie McHugh’s Role and Responsibilities as an ER Nurse

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Leslie McHugh is an experienced ER nurse having more than 3 decades of experience. She is working as a senior nurse in the emergency department of a leading health-care facility in New York.

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Leslie McHugh’s Role and Responsibilities as an ER Nurse

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Leslie McHugh is an experienced ER nurse having more than 3 decades of experience. She is working as a senior nurse in the emergency department of a leading health-care facility in New York. Her job is to assist the physicians in developing treatment plans and properly diagnose the patients. Leslie also helps in coordinating patients and prioritizing which patient needs the most urgent care.

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Leslie’s job demands giving care to the patients under extremely stressful conditions. On a day to day basis, she meets multiple patients with different health problems like pain, trauma, etc. Post treatment, when the patient is stabilized, she thoroughly monitors them for a few weeks to ensure that they remain in stable condition. She also checks & records patient reports that include details about their health condition and treatment.

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Leslie McHugh being an ER nurse, is required to work in a fast paced environment. Over the years, she has gained a lot of experience in efficiently handling all types of difficult emergency situations. She is able to make accurate assessments of patients suffering from both mental and physical ailments.

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Leslie McHugh is familiar with the hospital policies where she is working and always complies with their protocols, safety measures, and other procedures. She believes that a successful nurse should possess sympathy, emotional stability, and excellent communication skills. Leslie smarly responds to any emergency situation and demonstrates sound decision making to save patient’s life. She is also very efficient in handling defibrillations, splinting, and auto transfusions.

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