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RN, Staff Nurse- NW6/Ortho- Full Time, Nights

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Description

 
Job Summary:
A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient.

Education:
Required: 
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

Preferred:  N/A

Experience:
Required:
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.

Preferred:  N/A

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:
Current Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
BLS required within 30 days of hire.
Preferred:  N/A

Department Position Summary:

The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on North Wing Nine, which is a neurosurgery/orthopedic floor.  The employee must be familiar with neurological checks, traction, and caring for postoperative patients having neuro or orthopedic procedures.  

The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures.

The employee must possess the ability to assess patients; select, develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of care.  The employee must possess the ability to administer pharmacological drugs as ordered, perform procedures, and operate equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted July 25, 2017
Date Closes October 23, 2017
Requisition 19941
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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