RN in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

RN Charge - Emergency Department - FT position available.
Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Focus on giving quality customer service/patient care to all patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers while showing courtesy, compassion, kindness, and respect.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and skillful problem solving abilities, utilizing a team approach as necessary.
  • Choose appropriate channels and times to discuss complaints or concerns.
  • Maintain confidentiality by following hospital policy.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement activities by making suggestions for improvement and helping to make positive changes.
  • Keep supervisors appropriately informed of daily activities and developments, accepting accountability for outcomes.
  • Accurately perform assignments in a timely, complete, and effective manner.
  • Consistently be on time and have good attendance.
  • Stay informed regarding hospital and department issues by attending meetings, reading correspondence.
  • Actively participate in personal development plans by attending educational programs and professional development activities.
  • Actively participate in the building of team spirit within the department/hospital, helping to accomplish the department/hospital mission, and lending a helping hand to other members of the team as appropriate.
  • Maintain environment of care standards for fire safety, security, and disaster readiness.
  • Demonstrates enjoyment of the job and of employment with the organization.
  • Demonstrates adaptability to change, remaining flexible in response to changes in job demands and scheduling.
  • Reflect the values of LifePoint Hospitals in the performance of daily activities, adhering to the LifePoint Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of EMTALA regulations.
  • Demonstrates proper Triage of patients based on established guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/skills necessary to care for Trauma patients. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of caring for deceased patients/Death on Arrival.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/skills of assisting with moderate sedation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/skills of administering blood products.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/skills of casting/splinting applications.
  • Demonstrates recognition and Interpretation of Arrhythmias.
  • Maintains BLS/ ACLS/PALS certifications.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of CDC Protocols.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/skills of Code Blue Protocols.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/skills of adverse drug reaction protocols.

Job Requirements

Qualifications for the position include:
  • ED experience preferred
  • Must have BLS/ACLS/PALS certifications 
  • Graduate of Accredited RN Nursing Educational Program & RN Licensure in the State of Tennessee required

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