Onward Healthcare Skills Checklists

Congratulations on your decision to apply for a travel nursing position with Onward Healthcare! Before we can offer you a nursing employment opportunity, an electronic skills assessment must be completed. From the nursing skills checklist below, please locate the list that matches your specialty and complete the online form. Be sure to review your information thoroughly before clicking the submit button. Thank you!


Emergency Department Skills Checklist

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This profile is for use by healthcare professionals in this discipline and specialty.  It will not be a determining factor for the program.
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Last 4 of Social Security Number*
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E-Mail Address* Phone Number*
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Please mark your level of experience
1. No theory and/or experience
2. Limited experience/need supervision and/or support
3. Experienced/minimal support needed to perform
4. Proficient/can perform independently
 
WORK SETTINGS
1 2 3 4
 
Level I Trauma Center
 
Level II Trauma Center
 
Non-Trauma Center Emergency Department
 
Pediatric Emergency Department
 
Emergency Department - Combined Adult/Pediatric
 
Critical Care Transport
 
Cardiac
1 2 3 4
 
Acute Coronary Syndrome
 
Congestive Heart Failure/Pulmonary Edema
 
Aneurysm
 
Cardioversion
 
Transcutaneous Pacemaker
 
Heart Sounds
 
PULMONARY
1 2 3 4
 
Respiratory Failure
 
COPD/Asthma
 
Aspiration
 
Pneumonia
 
Pneumo/Hemothorax
 
Chest Tube Insertion/Management
 
Pulmonary Embolism
 
Tuberculosis
 
External CPAP/BiPAP
 
Intubation
 
Ventilated Patients
 
ABG Interpretation
 
NEUROLOGICAL
1 2 3 4
 
CVA
 
Stroke Scale
 
Brain Injury
 
Glascow Coma Scale
 
Spinal Cord Injury
 
Meningitis
 
Seizures
 
ORTHOPEDICS
1 2 3 4
 
Fractures/Casting
 
Open/Complex Fractures
 
Apply/Manage Splints
 
Circulation Checks
 
GASTROINTESTINAL
1 2 3 4
 
GI Bleeding
 
Liver Disease
 
GI Obstruction
 
Abdominal Pain/Distress
 
Gastric Tubes
 
RENAL/GU
1 2 3 4
 
Acute Renal Failure
 
Renal Calculi
 
Renal Trauma
 
Testicular Torsion
 
ENDOCRINE
1 2 3 4
 
Hypoglycemia
 
Hyperglycemia
 
DKA
 
WOUND MANAGEMENT
1 2 3 4
 
Skin Integrity Assessment
 
Wound Repair
 
SHOCK/TRAUMA
1 2 3 4
 
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Injury Severity Score
 
Trauma Code
 
Trauma Team Member
 
Major Trauma
 
Traumatic Amputation
 
Peritoneal Lavage
 
Hypovolemic Shock
 
Neurogenic Shock
 
Anaphylactic Shock
 
Septic Shock
 
Cardiogenic Shock
 
Burns - 2nd Degree
 
Burns - 3rd Degree
 
INFECTIOUS DISEASE/IMMUNOSUPPRESSED PATIENTS
1 2 3 4
 
Contagious/Infectious Patients
 
Isolation
 
Neutropenia/Reverse Isolation
 
WOMEN'S HEALTH
1 2 3 4
 
Placenta Abruptio/Previa
 
Precipitous Delivery
 
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
 
Fetal Heart Tones
 
Sexual Assault
 
Reporting Acts of Violence
 
PEDIATRICS
1 2 3 4
 
Management of Pediatric Emergency Patients
 
Identification/Reporting Abuse
 
Abdominal Pain
 
Epiglottitis
 
Asthma/Reactive Airway Disease
 
Fractures
 
Head/Spinal Injury
 
Poison Ingestion
 
Seizures
 
Sickle Cell Crisis
 
PSYCHIATRIC
1 2 3 4
 
Acute Psychotic Patient
 
Managing Violent Behavior
 
Drug /ETOH Overdose/Withdrawal
 
Psychiatric Hold
 
Suicidal Patient
 
MISCELLANEOUS
1 2 3 4
 
Bites- Animal/Snake/Human
 
Hazardous Material Exposure
 
Heat Exhaustion/Stroke
 
Drowning
 
IV THERAPY
1 2 3 4
 
Starting IVs
 
Central Line Placement
 
Intraosseous Infusion
 
Blood Product Administration
 
MEDICATIONS
1 2 3 4
 
Anti-Arrhythmics
 
Anticoagulants (IV, oral, & injection)
 
Anti-Hypertensives
 
Anti-Psychotics
 
Anti-Seizure Medications
 
Benzodiazepines
 
Continuous IV Paralytics
 
Continuous IV Sedation
 
Procedural Sedation - Administration
 
Emergency Medications
 
Inhaled Medications
 
Insulin
 
IV Vasopressors
 
Narcotics/Opioid Analgesics (IV, oral, & injection)
 
Nitrates (Oral & Topical)
 
Non-Opioid Analgesics (IV, Oral, & Injection)
 
Reversal Agents
 
Thrombolytic Therapy
 
Steroids (IV, Oral, Inhaled)
 
Automated Medication Dispensing (i.e. Pyxis, Omnicell)
 
CARDIAC MONITORING & EMERG. RESPONSE
1 2 3 4
 
Dysrhythmia Interpretation
 
Dysrhythmia Management
 
Obtain 12 Lead EKG
 
Interpret 12 Lead EKG
 
Management of Cardiac Arrest
 
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1 2 3 4
 
Triage
 
Ambulance/Paramedic Radio
 
Charge Experience
 
AMA procedures
 
EMTALA
 
National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
 
Fall Risk Assessment/Prevention
 
Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment/Prevention
 
Restraints/Use of Least Restrictive Device
 
Patient/Family Teaching
 
Age Specific/Population-Based Care
 
Isolation Precautions
 
Infection Prevention
 
Pain Assessment & Management
 
Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
 
EMR
1 2 3 4
 
Epic
 
Cerner
 
Eclipsys
 
McKesson
 
Meditech
 
Allscripts
 
Other Computerized System
 
Computerized Physician Order Entry
 
Bar Coding for Medication Administration
 
 
EMR Conversion
 
CERTIFICATIONS
 
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ACLS
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PALS
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PEARS
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TNCC
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Emergency Department Skills Checklist, version 4

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