Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room - ON CALL ONLY

Dickson, Tennessee
Competitive Salary
Nov 15, 2017
Feb 11, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

This position is ON Call M-F 5:30pm to 7:00am daily.  Paid for 40 hours per week guaranteed!  Must live within 30 minutes of the hospital.

The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act.  The On Call Only OR RN performs the primary function of assessing, planning, and evaluating the perioperative care of all assigned patients, infancy through life span in the Operating Room.  The On Call Only OR RN is responsible for meeting the established policies/standards of practice for this facility, for managing all assigned nursing personnel, supplies and equipment in the Operating Room.  The RN promotes teamwork with surgery personnel, surgeons, anesthesia department personnel and personnel from other departments.  The On Call Only OR RN will be cross trained/oriented  to  ENDO.  Participate in Performance Improvement Activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, and co-workers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Horizon.

TriStar Horizon Medical Center is a 157-bed facility serving Dickson and surrounding counties. TriStar Horizon is an accredited Chest Pain Center, fully accredited by The Joint Commission and offers a full array of acute care services, including emergency care, general surgery, cardiology, obstetrics, orthopaedics, intensive care, outpatient diagnostic services and cancer care through Sarah Cannon at TriStar Natchez Medical Park. Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®, TriStar Horizon is committed to providing quality healthcare.

TriStar Horizon Medical Center has earned the Unit of Distinction Award for two consecutive years in an annual program that recognizes and rewards exemplary Medical-Surgical units at HCA facilities. The “Unit of Distinction” designation is achieved through measurable, outstanding performance in nursing leadership, professional practice and operations and outcomes. During 2016, 472 HCA Med-Surg units participated in the program. Using 21 different criteria, units were scored to determine which would receive the 2016 Unit of Distinction honor, which puts them in the Top 5% of all HCA Medical-Surgical hospital units. In addition to the UOD recipients, 23 additional units achieved scores placing them in the Top 10% of all HCA Med-Surg units, earning each an “Honorable Mention” designation. TriStar Horizon continues to rank at the top of the company for nurse sensitive indicators.

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