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RN Surgery Outpatient

Company: LifePoint Health
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Starr Regional Medical CenterProvides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.Documents patient care given.Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.Reports to the Director of Surgical Services.Job Requirements Minimum EducationAssociate's degree in Nursing is required.Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred. Required LicenseRegistered Nurse - RN License in the State of TN or another compact state.Required CertificationThe below certifications will be required at the time of hire:Basic Life Support (BLS)The below certifications will be required within 6 months of hire or when transferring into a new department with these certifications:Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Must achieve a passing score of 85% on the Medication Administration Exam.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: LifePoint Health, Chattanooga , RN Surgery Outpatient, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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