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RN, Staff Nurse; Children's Hospital Outpatient Surgery - Full Time - M-F/days - 7A-3P or 6A-2P may vary

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Job 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.

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

Preferred: Membership in professional organization preferred.

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:

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee. PALS.

Preferred: Membership in a professional association. Certification.

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.



Job Details

Date Posted November 6, 2018
Date Closes February 4, 2019
Requisition 23464
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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