RN ICU in Winchester, TN at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System- Winchester

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winchester

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associate's degree is required.

BSN is preferred.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through the AHA - at employment or within 6 months of hire.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through the AHA.
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
Completion of a Basic Arrhythmia Class within 1 year of hire.
Licenses
Current and active Registered Nurse Licensure for the State of Tennessee.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran