A registered professional nurse employed by EMC in the Erlanger BEH SACU is responsible for all aspects of direct and/or indirect care of the perioperative and post operative phase of the surgical experience.
Required: Graduate from and accredited School of Nursing. De-escalation training, if applicable.
Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing, applicable to those areas requiring special education. One (1) year experience.
Preferred: Previous medical surgical experience or SACU experience
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
BLS completed prior to going to unit/department and maintained going forward.
The Nurse Licensure Compact will not change how to obtain or renew a Tennessee license. However, the Tennessee nursing license will be a single state license for Tennessee Residents or non-compact state residents. Tennessee licensure or multistate licensure from a compact state must be obtained within three months of hire for non-Tennessee residents.
Department Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age specific appropriate to the age specific care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the SACE. The individual must demonstrate the knowledge to Administer pharmacological drugs as ordered, perform procedures and operate equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.
Must posses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify patient's perioperative and post operative plan of care. Individual must have the abilities to communicate effectively with staff physicians, and other departments concerning all aspects of patient care.