RN, Staff Nurse - Erlanger Murphy Medical Center - Full-time, night shift

Erlanger Health Chattanooga, TN

A registered professional nurse employed byErlanger Murphy Medical Center is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of thepatient.


Required: Graduate of an accredited Registered NursingProgram

Preferred: Graduate of an Accredited four year NursingProgram (BSN)


Required: Oneyear medical/surgical acute care experience

PositionRequirement(s): License/Certification/Registration


Current, unrestricted North Carolina RNlicensure, or Multi-State Nursing Compact Licensure

BCLS certification

Department Position Summary:

* Adheresto the NCBON RN Nursing Laws and Rules

* Assessment:

Ø Determines assessment

Ø Collects, verifies, and interprets data in relation to health

Ø Formulates nursing diagnosis

* Planning:

Ø Identifies patient's needs

Ø Determines priorities of nursing diagnosis, nursing care goals, and appropriate interventions

Ø Develops a plan of care

* Implementation:

Ø Implements the plan of care including procuring resources

Ø Assignment, delegation, and supervision of licensed and unlicensed personnel

* Evaluation:

Ø Evaluates both effectiveness of nursing interventions and achievement of expected outcomes

Ø Modifies the plan of care

* Collaborating:

Ø Communicates and works cooperatively with individuals whose services may affect patient's health care

Ø Initiates, coordinates, plans, and implements nursing care of the patient within the multidisciplinary team

* Teaching and counseling:

Ø Responsible to teach and counsel clients, families and groups

Ø Identifies learning needs

Ø Develops and evaluates teaching plans

Ø Make referrals to appropriate resources

* Managing nursing care:

Ø Manages nursing care

Ø Supervises, teaches, and evaluates nursing personnel

* Reports and records

* Administers nursing services

* Accepts responsibility for self

* Actively participates in performance improvement