RN in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/15/2018

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Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

RN - Emergency Services - FT - Nights position available.  

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides for the individual rights of the patients.
  • Directs / provides for the appropriate assessment and re-assessment of patients.
  • Plans and provides appropriate nursing care based on the individual patient's assessed needs.
  • Provides healthcare education to patients and / or families.
  • Provides continuity of care by enlisting the services of other healthcare team members.
  • Manages patient's care to ensure patient and environmental safety and to minimize risk to the patient, family, and the organization.
  • Manages time and supplies effectively.
  • Communicates and documents pertinent information to all appropriate individuals in the continuum of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of EMTALA regulations.
  • Demonstrates proper triage of patient's based on established guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/ skills necessary to care for trauma patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of caring for deceased patients / DOA.
  • Demonstrates knowledge / skills of assisting with moderate sedation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge / skills of administering blood products.
  • Demonstrates knowledge / skills of casting / splinting applications.
  • Demonstrates recognition of interpretation of arrhythmias.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of CDC protocols
  • Demonstrates knowledge / skills of code blue protocols
  • Demonstrates knowledge / skills of adverse drug reaction protocols.

Job Requirements


  • Emergency 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