RN Specialty - ER 12 hr shift $4000 Sign On Bonus!!

Company: Livingston Regional Hospital ( Learn More )

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US-TN-Livingston
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Job Description HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

The Registered Nurse shall be responsible for emergency services planning, supervising and evaluating the nursing care of patients and for correlating the nursing process, and the medical plan of care and policies.

•         Observes professional ethics in maintaining confidential information concerning the financial, personal, medical or employment status of patients/families at LRH.

•         Must follow and enforce accepted safety practices for patients and hospital.

•         Must report safety hazards and initiate appropriate action.

•         Must participate in safety instructional programs.

•         Assesses patient needs and develops a plan of care as identified by patient, nursing, physician and family interaction.

•         Updates plan of care to meet the patient needs.

•         Performs patient teaching in a planned and systematic manner according to the standards of care to include test, procedures, equipment, medications, and disease management.

•         Recognizes and assesses patient needs related to cultural and spiritual needs.

•         Assesses critical changes in patient condition. Takes action and notifies physician appropriately.

•         Recognizes patient/family social and psychological problems as well as physiological.

•         Plans care appropriate to the individual patient.

•         Documents response to care or treatment including any adverse reactions.

•         Uses standards of care appropriately utilizing nursing diagnosis.

•         Consistently demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, considers alternatives, and chooses the appropriate course of action.

•         Admits and discharges patients, establishes a base line for plan of care in the hospital and on discharge, with appropriate teaching to patient/family.

•         Directs patient care, including vital signs, personal hygiene, dietary needs and ambulation.

•         Demonstrate ability to prioritize patient care and delegate care based on patient needs and skill of staff.

•         Understand the range of treatment needed by specific age group including the infant/neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

•         Responsible for the supervision of the LPN and other staff in the units.

•         Have knowledge of critical care and/or emergency care procedures including cardiac and trauma. Must be able to implement training in those specialized areas.

•         Must have knowledge and competency to monitor and interpret EKG and telemetry strips.

•         Demonstrate knowledge and competency to recognize critical abnormal lab values and to notify the physician.

•         Demonstrate the ability and competency to set up and assist the physician with invasive procedures and perform posts procedure monitoring and care of the patient.

•         Must have ACLS and PALS training. Must have at least 12 hours of inservice education per calendar year.

•         Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Valid TN RN License

Previous ER experience preferred.


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