A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
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.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
BLS required within 30 days of hire.
The Nurse Licensure Compact will not change how to obtain or renew a Tennessee license. However, the Tennessee nursing license will be a single state license for Tennessee Residents or non-compact state residents. Tennessee licensure or multistate licensure from a compact state must be obtained within three months of hire for non-Tennessee residents.
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 the 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.
|Date Posted||September 15, 2018|
|Date Closes||December 14, 2018|
|Located In||Chattanooga, TN|