Company: Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawren
Posted on: February 12, 2024
03131 RN Women's Services STRHS-Lawrenceburg Job Description
12.17.20Report to the Director, the staff RN is a professional care
giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of
patients for a designated time frame and provides care to those
patient via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the
environment/instrumentation, and other healthcare team members. If
assigned as charge nurse, will serve as resource for coordination
of activities on the unit. Responsibilities as charge include, but
not limited to, assessment of unit needs, available resources for
current and oncoming shift(s) based on patient acuity, volume,
individuals and family needs and special clinical procedures or
Reports to: Director of Women's Services
EEO: X 02 ProfessionalsEssential Functions -?Performs plan of care
intervention, including medication administration, specimen
collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care
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
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,
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of
Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process
Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on the total
assessment and the age of the patient.
Develop plan of care that is individualized for the patient needs
reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team,
the patient, and the family as appropriate.
Evaluates and documents the patient response; monitors and
recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; taking
appropriate action based on the assessment of the patient.
Participates and cooperates in the unit-based Quality Improvement
Supports, maintains, and provides an environment which is
supportive of quality patient care based on best practice using a
holistic approach to care, and by adhering to effectively using
resources and personnel.
Practices, develops, and endorses customer service skills in
relationships with internal and external customers.
Serves as patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's
right to privacy, autonomy, and dignity by protecting
confidentiality of information.
Formulate individualized teaching and educational plan based on
identified learning need and evaluate the effectiveness of learning
including the patient and family as appropriate.
Enhance professional growth and development through participation
in educational programs, current literature, in-service meeting,
workshops and shows responsibility for own professional practice
and ongoing education.
Job Requirements -?Minimum Education
Must posses a current and active Registered Nurse License in the
State of Tennessee.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.Required
Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
(ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) (BLS certification
may be obtained within first week of orientation, before patient
care) (ACLS certification may be obtained within 6 months of
starting in OB), (NRP may be obtained within 9 months of starting
in OB)Required Skills
Licenses: Current and active Registered Nurse License in the State
STABLE Certification Required. (may be obtained within 6 months of
starting in OB)
AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Required. (may be obtained within 6 months
of starting in OB)
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking
for diversity in candidates for employment:
Keywords: Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawren, Decatur , RN-OB, Healthcare , Lawrenceburg, Alabama
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