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RN Charge Nursery

Employer
Starr Regional Medical Center
Location
Athens, Tennessee
Closing date
Jun 7, 2022

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Nursery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
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Starr Regional Medical Center

10K sign-on bonus is available to well qualified applicants!

Provides nursing leadership for a specific unit/area.

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.

Assists in Determining staffing levels and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.

Provides direct patient care as needed.

Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving.

Takes patient assignments to meet staffing needs.

Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.

Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.

Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.

Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.

Reports to the Director of Women's Services.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Education

Associate's degree in Nursing is required.

Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Required License

Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of TN or another compact state.

Required 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:

Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)

The below certification will be required within 12 months of hire or when transferring into a new department with this certification:

Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work, Emotional Support (S.T.A.B.L.E.)

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.

Must achieve a passing score of 85% on the Medication Administration Exam.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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