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RN, Staff Nurse

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Description

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

Education:
Required: 
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
BLS Health Care Provider
ACLS
TNCC or comparable education within 1 year
ENPC or PALS or comparable education within 1 year

Preferred:
CEN highly recommended.

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:
One year emergency nursing highly recommended.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
BLS required within 30 days of hire.
ACLS   
TNCC, ENPC or PALS, or comparable certification within 1 year

Preferred:  
CEN

Department Position Summary:

The CDU 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 CDU nurse must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient?s requirements relative to his or her population-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit?s policies and procedures.  

Mission:  To improve the health of people we touch
Vision:  To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.:  We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
  Responsiveness
  Enthusiasm
  Safety
  Privacy
  Excellence
  Communication
  Teamwork

Job Details

Date Posted September 15, 2017
Date Closes December 14, 2017
Requisition 18684
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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