RN Medical Surgical in Lawrenceburg, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment. Documents patient care given. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family. Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. Perform other duties as assigned. May be required to perform duties of the CNA, MA or LPN or other nursing staff on occasion. Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned. Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of STRHS-Lawrenceburg. Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary. Accepts all call schedule as directed. Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code. Reports to the Director of Medical Surgical.


Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associate’sdegree is required.

Bachelor'sdegree is preferred.

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.

Certifications

BasicLife Support (BLS)

AdvancedCardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

PediatricAdvanced Life Support (PALS)

License

Currentand active Registered Nurse License in the State of Tennessee.



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