LifePoint Health Athens, TN
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

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