TriStar Centennial Medical Center Nashville, TN
Registered Nurse (RN) Ortho
Full Time Nights
Our 657 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!
TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Center
Convenient "hospital within a hospital" Orthopedic center with patient waiting areas, preoperative, operating rooms and post anesthesia bays all on the same floor
Ten (10) state-of-the-art Orthopedic surgery suites
Twenty (20) bay dedicated Orthopedic PACU!
Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for knee, hip and spine programs
Ortho Nurse Navigator Program
Physical Therapy Room
Pre-Operative Education Classes
Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions
Maintain accurate detailed reports and records.
Record patients 'medical information and vital signs.
Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' condition.
Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
Prepare educate patients on discharge instructions
Demonstrates sound knowledge base in nursing practice and its clinical application to the patient population served in the unit including the operation of equipment and policy and procedure used in the delivery of care in the unit.
Has knowledge of and performs in accordance with ASPAN Standards
Has knowledge of surgical procedures, techniques and consequent nursing interventions.
Able to recognize and respond critical markers and assists in corrective action based upon nursing standards, policies and procedures and protocol.
Demonstrates self-directed learning and participates in continuing education to ensure professional growth.
Demonstrates professionalism in interactions with patients, physicians, nursing staff and other patient care members and co-workers.
Demonstrates flexibility to assist in achieving safe, effective and efficient staffing and scheduling.
Cooperates with other personnel and stakeholders to achieve organizational mission and strategic objectives and maintain positive relations throughout the organization.
Supports the facilities Standards of Performance and ICARE values
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
State RN license in good standing
Current BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
Med-Surg Certification is optional but strongly encouraged once clinical hour requirements and experience level is met. Orthopedic nurse certification preferred.