RN Womens Services Post Surgical in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 12/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/19/2020

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

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.

Reports to the Director of Women's and Children's Services.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associate’sdegree in Nursing is required.

Bachelor’sdegree in Nursing is preferred.

Required License

RegisteredNurse - RN License in the State of TN or another compact state.

Required Certifications

BasicLife Support (BLS) - Required at the time of hire.

PediatricAdvanced Life Support (PALS)

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.

Mustachieve a passing score of 85% on the Medication Administration Exam.



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