RN ICU Nights in Pulaski, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulaski

The ICU Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect patient care.

He/she applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning.

The Registered Nurse must possess good communication skills and must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, peers, patients and families.

He/She works collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure quality care is delivered.

Providing nursing care appropriate to the condition and needs of the patient.

Consulting and collaborating with physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide care to patients.

Establishing, reviewing, revising and following the patient plan of care.

Administering medications and treatments within the scope of practice for a Registered Nurse.

Recording patient care activities including assessment, reassessment, and ongoing treatment notes within the patients medical records.

Using a variety of computer systems.

Operating medical equipment used in the care of the patient.

Providing patient and family education related to treatment, diagnosis, medications, discharge and self-care.

Providing patient care following nursing standards of care in a manner that promotes.

Providing patient care following nursing standards of care in a manner that promotes excellent outcomes, avoids harm to patients and promotes health and healing.

The ability and willingness to follow establishes Standards of Performance.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

ActiveTennessee RN license or Compact State RN license with the intent to obtain aTennessee RN license within 30 days of hire.

Required Skills

Requirescritical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work withminimal supervision.

Mustbe able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Mustpossess strong computer skills and have the ability to work with multiplecomputer systems.

Mustbe able to read and communicate effectively in English.

Mustbe able to operate standard patient care equipment for services provided.

Certifications

BasicLife Support (BLS)/CPR

ACLScurrent or within 1 year of hire

PALScurrent or within 1 year of hire

Completionof a Basic Arrhythmia Class within in 1 year of hire

Licenses

Currentactive RN license in the State of Tennessee.



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