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RN Medical/Surgical

Company: Starr Regional Medical Center
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

$10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for qualified applicants. -Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.Reports to: Nurse Manager/Charge RNPerforms 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.Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure:While performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employeesMinimum EducationAssociate's degree in Nursing requiredBachelor's degree in Nursing -preferredRequired Licenses -Current RN License in the State of TN or another compact stateRequired SkillsCertifications: -The 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) Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Starr Regional Medical Center, Chattanooga , RN Medical/Surgical, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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