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RN, Weekend Team - PACU - 8:30 - 9:00 - Sat/Sun - Full-Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Job Summary:
A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient in the BEH Surgery Pre-op Holding area and Post Anesthesia Care unit.

Education:
Required:
Graduate from an accredited School of nursing.

Preferred:
Membership in professional organization

Experience:
Required:
Minimum of one (1) years of nursing experience

Preferred:
One (1) to Three (3) years� experience in critical care preferred.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:
Current licensure to practice in the State of Tennessee
ACLS
BLS required within 30 days of hire.

Preferred:
N/A

Department Position Summary:
The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the assessment, documentation, and evaluation of the plan of care for the patient during the perioperative phase of surgery. This individual demonstrates the ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities in his/her performance as a patient advocate. The Registered Professional Nurse works in collaboration with the medical, anesthesia, managerial, and clinical staff in order to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

The Registered Professional Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The Registered Professional Nurse must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, posses the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status, 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. This individual further contributes to nursing and the Medical Center through support of the philosophy and objectives.

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. This is done through evaluation of direct supervisor by direct observation, in a skills lab, or discussed verbally or written. Competency can also be evaluated by a formal peer review process and/or by self assessment based on objective criteria that is reviewed and validated.


Job Details

Date Posted February 13, 2018
Date Closes May 14, 2018
Requisition 21480
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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