RN Medical Surgical

LifePoint Health

Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg is seeking highly experienced, highly motivated Medical Surgical Registered Nurses.


If you possess a desire to help others succeed, this is an opportunity for you!


About us:

Situated among the rolling, green hills of southern Middle Tennessee, STRHS-Lawrenceburg is a 99-bed, acute care facility located in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, 85 miles south of Nashville. Lawrenceburg's population is approximately 15,000 so, our community has the small town feel but, with all the extra accommodations. Here at STRHS-Lawrenceburg, everyone will know you by name. Our atmosphere is warm and friendly, which makes coworkers feel more like family. STRHS-Lawrenceburg is dedicated to providing our friends and neighbors with the healthcare they need close to home. What makes us special is our staff. Our healthcare professionals are well-trained, dedicated, and above all else, caring. STRHS-Lawrenceburg is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and the Society of Chest Pain Centers.


Benefits:

401K

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Disability Insurance

Health Insurance

Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

Sick Time Accrual

Parental Leave

Flexible Spending Account

Professional Development Assistance


Job Description:

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


Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.


Documents patient care given.


Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.


Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.


Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.


Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.


Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.


Perform other duties as assigned.


May be required to perform duties of the CNA, MA or LPN or other nursing staff on occasion.


Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned.


Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of STRHS-Lawrenceburg.


Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary.


Accepts all call schedule as directed.


Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.


Reports to the Director of Medical Surgical.


Minimum Education

Associate’s degree is required.

Bachelor's degree is preferred.


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.


Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)


License

Current and active Registered Nurse License in the State of Tennessee.


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**Organization:** **Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg*


**Title:** *RN Medical Surgical*


**Location:** *Tennessee-Lawrenceburg*


**Requisition ID:** *7425-2064*



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