RN (Triage Nurse)- Prov Heart (Bernardine) 5203 in Columbia, SC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.

Providence Heart – Bernardin Street are looking for a Registered Nurse (Triage Nurse) to join a team that thrives in providing the top cardiac care. This position is a salaried position and perfect for that nurse looking for a standard nine to five.

Providence Medical Group's team of cardiologists are known throughout the Midlands for providing top quality cardiac care, and not just by the patients and other physicians. Our cardiologists are recognized industry-wide for their success treatment of heart disease. In fact, Providence cardiologists are repeatedly selected by device developers to introduce cardiovascular products and procedures to the Midlands because of our strict commitment to quality and history of successful outcomes for the patient.

For more information about the services provided and Physicians at Providence Heart, click here.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses patient's status within identified functional health patterns, i.e. management of health, growth and development, oxygenation, activity, etc.

  • Assesses family status as it impacts the patient.

  • Identifies, based on assessment data, appropriate nursing diagnosis or collaborative problems which can be addressed through nursing interventions. Makes nursing judgments based on findings.

  • Identifies learning needs through assessment of patient knowledge. Plans and coordinates teaching methods and content to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Plans care collaboratively with family/patient, physicians and other health care team members. Prioritizes and delegates to health care team appropriately.

  • Initiates an individualized nursing care plan and evaluates variances to expected course.

  • Interprets clinical findings and correlates with patient's condition. Identifies patient/family responses to treatment and continually evaluates effectiveness of care.

  • Revises the care plan based on evaluation of effectiveness in achieving outcomes.

  • Coordinates and assures completion of care as ordered by physicians and as planned in the nursing care plan.

  • Assumes responsibility/accountability for the plan of care.

  • Consults with physicians regularly regarding patient progress. Collaborates with the medical staff regarding appropriateness of daily and routine orders based on change in the patient's status.

  • Facilitates the smooth transition of care when a patient is transferred to another unit/facility.

  • Is knowledgeable of patient's status during entire length of stay on the patient care unit/or service line.

  • Demonstrates responsibility for achievement of identified patient outcomes.

  • Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the patient populations admitted to the patient care unit/service line.

  • Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to support and assist attending and consulting physicians

  • Demonstrates knowledge of events, activities and changes in policies and procedures affecting practice

  • Ensures that care is delivered to assigned patients in accordance with medical orders and nursing standards and is documented in clinical records and on plans of care.

Job Requirements

Minimum Experience

One year of experience required. Prior cardiac experience preferred.



Associate Degree in Nursing or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (preferred). Licensure/Certification

Current SC RN license in good standing with the SC Board of Nursing, or ability to obtain. 

BLS & ACLS required. Location

2001 Laurel Street

Columbia, SC 29204


Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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