HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical in Hermitage, Tennessee

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POSITION SUMMARY:



The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Participates in performance improvement activities. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital’s mission and vision statement.

When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment. Make staff assignments based on patient need and the skill of the staff. Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:



· Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing · Current TN RN licensure or TN approved compact license · American Heart Association or Red Cross BLS · ICU, ENDO, PACU, ED, OB/PACU, Float Pool: ACLS required within 6 months · PACU & ED: PALS required within 6 months · ED, ICU, Float Pool: CPI certification training required within one year · 4th Floor: Designated Pediatric Nurses: PALS required · 6th Floor: Designated Nurses: Chemotherapy certification within one year · L&D & Nursery: NRP required within 6 months · Nursery: STABLE required within 1 year · L&D nurses: AWHONN basic and intermediate within one year and advanced within two years

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: * Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the competency validation checklist(s). * Demonstrates age specific knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment and care of patients. * Ensures the privacy of our patients and confidentiality of their Protected Health Information (PHI). * Meets mutually agreed upon performance goals/objectives as listed on the Performance Management Plan. * Utilizes nursing process for individual care to meet needs of patients. * Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures. * Documents all patient care. * Demonstrates critical thinking skills. * Promotes customer service initiatives. * Promotes and exhibits teamwork. * Completes mandatory education. * Complies with hospital policies/procedures and patient safety initiatives.

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Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical

Location: Tennessee-Hermitage-Summit Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00025-57811