Independently Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with the individualized medical and nursing plans of care, physician orders and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.
Education and/or experience: Current licensure to practice professional nursing in Tennessee. Competent in BLS and / or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or completion upon hire. Healthcare experience preferred. Knowledge: Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, license practical nurse and nursing assistants. Knowledge of and appropriate application of nursing process. Knowledge of infection control procedures, safety precautions, techniques involved in administering routine medications and / or treatments to patients. Basic computer knowledge. Skills: Patient Assessment, Individualized Care planning, Critical thinking skills, Excellent Customer service, Active listening Abilities: Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively. Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families. Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing care plan. Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment and follow-up. Ability to use computer and learn new software programs. Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and / or paper documentation tools. Ability to work and remain focused and organized in a stressful and fast paced environment. Ability to work flexible hours and days to meet facility needs.
About this company
Blount Memorial Hospital is more than just a hospital. It is a not-for-profit organization that includes a 304-bed acute care hospital on its main campus, but also features a growing physicians group with specialty clinics, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic services, fitness facilities and a senior living facility campus. With a strong emphasis on community, Blount Memorial’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the entire community.
Location/Region: Maryville, TN (US)