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Registered Nurse PRN Emergency Services

Company: Starr Regional Medical Center
Location: Athens
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:--People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Starr Regional Medical Center is a two-hospital system with campuses in Athens and Etowah, TN. The Athens campus provides inpatient and outpatient services through its 118-bed acute care facility while the Etowah campus is home to an emergency department, outpatient services, an 88-bed skilled and long-term care nursing home, a senior care program and wound care center.--Where We Are:--Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Athens offers an opportunity to step back in time and be surrounded by nature and history. Etowah is known as the "Gateway to the Cherokee National Forest" and is loaded with natural resources, an expanding economy, and unique downtown district to offer a high quality life to all that reside here.----Duties and Responsibilities--Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.Reports to: Director of Emergency Services---------------- Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.---------------- 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.Minimum Education---------------- Associate's degree in Nursing Required---------------- Bachelor's degree in Nursing Preferred Required Licenses---------------- Tennessee, United States Registered Nurse---------------- Current RN License in the State of TN or another compact stateRequired Skills/Certifications:The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:---------------- Basic Life Support (BLS)The below certifications will be required within 6 months of hire or when transferring into a new department with these certifications:---------------- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) ---------------- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALSRequires 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.Must achieve a passing score of 85% on the Medication Administration ExamEqual opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Starr Regional Medical Center, Cleveland , Registered Nurse PRN Emergency Services, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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