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RN, Staff Nurse - 3000/Med-Surg - Full Time - Weekend Option

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary:
A registered professional nurse employed in the 3000 Medicine Unit of Erlanger Health System is responsible for direct and indirect care of patients experiencing general medical, cardiac and/or pulmonary illness.

Required: Graduate from accredited School of Nursing. Annual Erlanger Health System EOL courses

Preferred: N/A

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
Arrhythmia, ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification & NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) with the first six (6) months
BLS 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.

Preferred: N/A

Department Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse employed on the 3000 Medicine Unit must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive direct and indirect care of patients experiencing general medical, cardiac and/or pulmonary illness including congestive heart failure, Sepsis, and cardiac rhythm disturbances. The RN must be able to assess and monitor patients, as well as administer medications and assist with procedures under the direction of EHS physicians/Advance Practice Providers. He/she must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. The RN 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. The RN must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures manual.

Job Details

Date Posted November 8, 2018
Date Closes February 6, 2019
Requisition 22744
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00