RN - ED in Livingston, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/6/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Organizes patient care and sets appropriate priorities as evidenced by providing acutely needed care first and by implementing orders within the prescribed time frame for emergency services.

Reports to: ED Director

FLSA: Non-exempt

Grade: N84

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers X 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, assessments, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

Perform patient care activity that includes vital signs, personal hygiene, elimination, dietary needs and ambulation.

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, and circumstances.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Must complete all education assigned and required for the position, including classroom and on-line courses.

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationGraduate of an RN program or Diploma RN

Required SkillsRequires 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.

Certifications:X Basic Life Support (BLS) X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS - within 6 months of hire)X Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS - within 6 months of hire) X Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP - within 6 months of hire) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__________________________ □Other_________________________

Licenses: Licensed Registered Nurse in State of Tennessee or Compact State

Populations Served□ Does not treat or care for patients.X Neonate (60 years)

Protected Health InformationType of Protected Information Accessed:X DemographicX ClinicalX InsuranceX FinancialX Complete Medical Record

Bloodborne Pathogens ExposureWhile performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employees

Physical Requirements - Physical Dexterity and Effort: Rarely LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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