A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Health System is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
CEN, TCRN, or CCRN highly recommended.
Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing, applicable to those areas requiring special education.
One year emergency nursing highly recommended.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
TNCC or comparable education within 1 year (Baroness Campus and East Campus)
TNCC education within 1 year
ATCN education within 1 year
ENPC or comparable education within 1 year
Department Position Summary:
The Emergency Nurse is responsible for providing age specific care through the assessment, nursing diagnosis, and treatment of perceived, actual or potential, sudden or urgent, physical or psychosocial problems that are primarily episodic or acute. Resolution may require minimal care or life-support measures, patient and family education, appropriate referral, and knowledge of legal implications.
The emergency nurse must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her population-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures.