A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient. Ability to assess patients, select, develop, implement and evaluate plan of care. Ability to administer pharmacological drugs as ordered, perform procedures and operate equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.
Required: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BLS Certified.
Required: Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, 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
Required: Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
Department Position Summary:
The nurse 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. To identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures. This is done through evaluation of direct supervision or by direct observation in a daily 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.
The BURN Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the BURN unit. The BURN nurse must demonstrate knowledge to assess of the patients acute or critical status and interpret and response appropriate to the identified information. A registered nurse in the BURN unit must be familiar with any degree and percentage of burns, have the skill to assess healing, and the ability to perform Burn dressings, tanking, and assist with surgeries as needed. The BURN nurse will provide care as needed per described units policies and procedures.
|Date Posted||January 18, 2019|
|Date Closes||April 18, 2019|
|Located In||Chattanooga, TN|