Staff Nurse

Updated: 11 months ago
Location: Knoxville, TENNESSEE
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!
Job Title:  Staff Nurse
Department:  Recovery Room
Full/Part Time:  Full
Req Number:  UHS-17798
Job Description: 

The RN is responsible for delegating, coordinating, and managing all aspects of nursing care and services provided to the patient and family in a safe, timely, cost-effective, and respectful manner. Patient and family centered care is delivered in collaboration with the patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

  • Initiates the development of the plan of care based upon the nursing assessment, the medical diagnosis and clinical information gathered from the patient, family and other health care providers.

  • Evaluates the patient’s actual and/or potential response to the disease process, interventions, and the outcomes of nursing care and multidisciplinary health care services.

  • Incorporates evidence-based research in the delivery of professional nursing services.

  • Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships and promotes effective teamwork with patients, families, coworkers and the community to meet customer service goals.

  • Considers safety principles and practices to address unit-based issues related to the quality of care and services provided the appropriate use of technology, and the efficiencies of service delivery. Responds appropriately to emergency situations or unplanned events.

  • Promotes the effective and efficient allocation, distribution and use of unit, service-line, and organizational resources for the delivery of safe, timely, cost-effective and respectful patient care services.


Job Qualifications: 

Bachelors degree (BSN) or ASN with 2 years experience with signed contract of acquiring BSN.

Current Registered Nurse licensure in Tennessee   

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