Southern TennesseeRegional Health System has an opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join ourIntensive Care team.
A Joint Commissionaccredited hospital, Sothern Tennessee Regional Health System serves thepatients of south-central Tennessee with two locations (Winchester andSewanee).
Situated at the footof Sewanee Mountain, in southern Middle Tennessee, the city of Winchesteroffers the best in small-town living while offering quick access to other majorcities such as Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. Winchester has a host of top rated schools,both public and private. Its economy isstrong and steadily growing thanks to major employers such as Nissan and ArnoldEngineering. Noted as a great place foroutdoor recreation, Winchester’s beautiful Tims Ford Lake offers visitors anopportunity for year-round fishing, hiking, and camping. If golfing is more your style, you can enjoyThe Bear Trace at Times Ford. This6,790-yard golf course designed by The Golden Bear, Mr. Jack Nicklaus, has beennamed as one of the “Top Ten Places You Can Play” by Golf Magazine. And just down the road from Winchester,you’ll find Lynchburg, TN. Home toanother favorite tourist destination, the nation’s oldest registereddistillery, Jack Daniels.
Providesdirect patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance withapplicable scope and standards of practice.
Monitorand notes condition of the patient closing and keeps physicians informed.
Performsplan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimencollection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documentspatient care given.
Monitors,records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team,physician, patient, and family.
Assistspatients with performing activities of daily living, including personalhygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaboratesas needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patienttransfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluateslearning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family educationappropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works asan advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Performother duties as assigned.
May berequired to perform duties of the CNA, MA or LPN or other nursing staff onoccasion.
Attendsand participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees asassigned.
Adheresto and supports policies and procedures of the STRHS.
Worksscheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary.
Acceptsall call schedule as directed.
Maintainsa neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.
Reportsto the Director of ICU.
Associate'sdegree is required.
Requirescritical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work withminimal supervision.
Must beable to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
BasicLife Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – AHA (at employment or within 6 months of hire).
PediatricAdvanced Life Support (PALS) – AHA
TraumaNursing Core Course (TNCC)
Completionof a Basic Arrhythmia Class within 1 year of hire.
Currentand active Registered Nurse Licensure for the State of Tennessee.
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