Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical / Surgical

Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Closes
Nov 10, 2017
Ref
00031-12784
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Parkridge Medical Center
- Chattanooga, TN


 

Registered Nurse (RN) - 3 East - Medical/Surgical


 

Parkridge Medical Center
has served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanoogas best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the areas most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.

Parkridge
is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - 3 East - Medical/Surgical.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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