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RN Med/Surg Select - Cardiac Short Stay - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary:
A registered professional nurse employed in the Medical Ambulatory Care Unit (CARDIAC SHORT STAY) of Erlanger Health Systems is responsible for direct and indirect care of patients pre and post procedures .The registered nurse must be able to prepare the patients pre and recover the patient post for invasive caths, EP studies, radiology procedures , and Pulmonary procedures. Provide direct and indirect care of patients pre and post for procedures done in CARDIAC SHORT STAY

Graduate from 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.

ACLS certification
ACLS certified

Department Position Summary:
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive direct and indirect care of patients pre and post procedures. The employee must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. 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. The employee 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 procedure manual. The Medical Ambulatory Care Unit provide care pre and post for Radiology ,Lumbar Puncture, Ultrasounds, Renal Biopsy, Liver Biopsy, Arteriograms, Fistulograms, Pic Lines, Myelograms, CT Scans, MRI, Cardiac Arteriograms, EP Studies, Pacemakers, and Venogram. Procedures done on the unit are Cardioversions, Tilt Procedures, Paracenthesis, Lumbar Punctures, PIC Lines, Thoracenthesis, Infusions (Dobutrex and Natrecor), and Anesthesia involved Tees.

Job Details

Date Posted April 24, 2019
Date Closes July 23, 2019
Requisition 23385
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00