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Company: Starr Regional Medical Center
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Starr Regional Medical Center is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Registered Nurse (RN) for our Surgery Center Department. This job is permanent, PRN. - -
Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay -
  • Free onsite parking
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees -
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees -
  • 401(k) plan with company match -
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants -Core competencies include, but are not limited to the following:
    • 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.Infection control & Cancer Registry Responsibilities:
                    • Coordinates the development and evaluation of the organization's infection prevention and control strategies, policies, and planning.
                      • Collects and performs statistical analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of OSHA Standards/healthcare acquired infection data, including risk assessment, surveillance priorities, and outcomes analysis.
                        • Assists with the development of educational resources and initiatives.
                          • Monitors research and developments in the field of infection prevention and control to identify best practices.
                            • Participates in quality improvement activities of the organization and the department.
                              • Facilitates the surgery center's process to provide a safe environment by reducing the risk of exposure to blood/body fluids to employees, patients, and customers of the facility.
                                • Collects, compiles, and reports cancer diagnosis data for state reporting purposes on a monthly basis.
                                  • Prepares policies and procedures for surgery center.
                                    Minimum Education
                                    Associate's degree in Nursing: ---- Preferred X RequiredDrag -Edit -DeleteMinimum Education
                                    Bachelor's degree in Nursing: X Preferred --- RequiredDrag -Edit -DeleteRequired Licenses
                                    [Tennessee, -United States] -Registered Nurse
                                    RN License in the State of TN or another compact stateDrag -Edit -DeleteRequired Skills
                                    The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:
                                    X 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:
                                    X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) X Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) -
                                    Equal 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 , RN PRN, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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