Under the direction of the Department Director and/or Charge Nurse, provides direct and/or indirect, safe and effective professional nursing care. Assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health care needs of all patients assigned. Provides nursing care to a patient population ranging from infant to geriatric, unless otherwise indicated. Works collaboratively with the health care team, is customer focused and strives to meet unit and hospital goals. Provides quality nursing care according to established practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned. Must be willing to float to other (comparable) nursing units, as requested/needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge of general nursing theories and practice
Previous hospital experience preferred
Able to effectively motivate and supervise others.
Able to utilize initiative and independent action when required within the scope of professional nursing practice
Able to utilize good judgment in evaluating alternatives in difficult situations.
Able to work with the realization that errors in receiving and transcribing order, giving medications, treatments, or performing other procedures or performing supervisory duties could have detrimental effects to the patients.
Good written and verbal communications skills
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with physicians, patients and family members personnel
Discretion is required in handling confidential information
Able to work irregular schedules, weekends and holiday due to staffing and census fluctuations
Able to assume the role of a Charge Nurse as needed/requested
Current unrestricted RN license in the State of South Carolina
One year of prior Level II/Level III Nursery experience preferred
Successful completion of nursing service orientation program
Attends IV Therapy training and/or demonstrates competency in intravenous therapy within one year
NRP obtained within orientation and/or certification specific to departmental requirements
Must have current BCLS certifications
Advanced certification in specialty field and/or participation in professional organization(s) encouraged
Category 1-2 Blood Exposure
Works in a clean, well-lighted, heated and ventilated hospital complex. Subject to personal injury when involved in restraint care of hostile, combative patients and family members. Subject to exposure to communicable diseases and infections. Subject to exposure to radiation in assisting with x-ray procedures on critical patients. Subject to cuts, punctures, and electrical shock when utilizing various equipment and supplies. Subject to muscular strain when lifting, moving, turning and transporting patients. Stands and walks throughout the day. Assists in lifting, moving, turning, restraining, and transporting patients. Utilizes a variety of standard nursing equipment/supplies, and maintains competency in their operation.
Primary Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905039149
About East Cooper Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.