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RN, Staff Nurse - Surgical ICU - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Mission: To improve the health of people we touch

Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Responsiveness
Enthusiasm
Safety
Privacy
Excellence
Communication
Teamwork

Job Summary:
A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient.

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

Preferred:

Experience:
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.

Preferred:

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

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 SICU Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in SICU. 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 acute or critical status and interpret and response appropriate to the identified information. A Registered Nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit must be familiar with the care of Pre and Post Operative Acute or Critical Surgical patient, and care of Renal Transplant patients requiring Critical Care. The nurse will provide care as needed per described units policies and procedures. 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.


Job Details

Date Posted January 29, 2019
Date Closes April 29, 2019
Requisition 23870
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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