A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Medical Center is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of the patient.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
Required: 1 Year of ICU experience
Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing, applicable to those areas requiring special education.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
Department Position Summary:
The employee must have the ability to assess patients, select, develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of care. He or she must also have the ability to administer pharmacological drugs as ordered, perform procedures, and operate equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.
The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures. Required to staff MAU. Required to staff at all Erlanger campuses. Must be willing to Float to Med Surg acute care floors with appropriate patient assignment.