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RN Surgery & OR

Company: Starr Regional Medical Center
Location: Athens
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Starr Regional Medical CenterWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Starr Regional Medical Center is a two-hospital system with campuses in Athens and Etowah, TN. The Athens campus provides inpatient and outpatient services through its 118-bed acute care facility while the Etowah campus is home to an emergency department, outpatient services, an 88-bed skilled and long-term care nursing home, a senior care program and wound care center. Where We Are: Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Athens offers an opportunity to step back in time and be surrounded by nature and history. Etowah is known as the "Gateway to the Cherokee National Forest" and is loaded with natural resources, an expanding economy, and unique downtown district to offer a high quality life to all that reside here. Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicantsProvides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.Reports to: Director Surgical Services
    • Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
    • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.
    • 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.

Keywords: Starr Regional Medical Center, Chattanooga , RN Surgery & OR, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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