Post Surgical Nurse

HCA Charleston , SC 29402

Posted 2 days ago

Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider the Trident Health, committed to building a health community across the greater Charleston area and the Lowcountry. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission.

We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team. Trident Health is a 407-bed HCA hospital system comprised of two acute care hospitals Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center as well as two free standing emergency departments Centre Pointe Emergency and Moncks Corner Medical Center. The Joint Commission recently named Trident Health as one of the nation's top hospitals for quality and safety for the fourth year in a row. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued?

We'd love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now?


We are searching for a Registered Nurse for a full time night shift (7p-7a) position on our state-of-the-art Post Surgical unit. The Post Surgical RN is responsible to the Nursing Director/Charge Nurse for the delivery of quality patient care utilizing the nursing process. Apply your nursing knowledge derived from education and experience as foundation for patient care, communication, and documentation on the unit.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Nursing Director orSupervisor, the Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery ofquality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning,implementation and evaluation. The RN isresponsible for directing all nursing care for patients based on establishedclinical nursing practice and federal, state, and local regulations. The RN incorporates knowledge of patient'sage specific development and cultural diversity into the plan of care. The RN contributes to quality nursing carethrough process improvement techniques and multidisciplinary collaboration thatdemonstrates positive outcomes in the delivery of patient care. Job may include direct supervision ofstudents at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or havecompleted the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline ofthe student. Direct supervision meansthe primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.

Essential Core Functions:

  • Provide quality patient care, in keeping with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital and department.

  • Maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families and the community.

  • Prescribes, delegates and coordinates all nursing care provided to assigned patients and is responsible for meeting all standards associated with performance, nursing practice and nursing care.

Position Requirements:


  • Current unencumbered South Carolina or Multi-state Compact Registered Nurse License

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Certification on hire


  • Graduate of NLN accredited school of nursing


  • Acute care experience preferred.

  • Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer.

  • Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities


  • This is a full time night shift position (7p-7a)
  • Weekend and holiday rotation required

We are so excited to speak with you about this phenomenal opportunity. Apply to hear more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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