RN
Covenant Health
 Oak Ridge, TN






  • RN






    ID

    2848907


    Facility

    Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge



    Job Location


    US-TN-Oak Ridge


    Department Name

    EMERGENCY ROOM









  • Overview






    Registered Nurse, Emergency Room



    PRN/Occasional, Shift hours vary based upon need




    JOB OBJECTIVES:  Assume direct responsibility and accountability for, and authority of, the nursing care of all patients assigned.



    EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Must have knowledge of:



    1. Etiology, pathophysiology and prognosis for illnesses and health problems;

    2. The nursing process;

    3. The management process;

    4. Current developments in nursing;

    5. Hospital functions, policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to nursing service.


    For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential.  Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.



    EXPERIENCE:  Previous experience in department specialty preferred.



    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS - Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, or have a temporary permit to practice.  Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS, PALS, BLS).