Cardiac Step Down Registered Nurse (RN)

Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 09, 2018
Closes
Mar 22, 2018
Ref
00031-12934
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Parkridge Medical Center
- Chattanooga, TN


 

RN - Cardiac Step-Down


 

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 RN - Cardiac Step-Down. Working full time nights (7pm - 7am) with rotating weekends

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • 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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