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/able 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.
ï¿½Knowledge of general nursing theories and practice
ï¿½Previous ED experience preferred
ï¿½Must have management and teaching ability
ï¿½Must be able to effectively motivate and supervise others.
ï¿½Must be able to utilize initiative and independent action when required within the scope of professional nursing practice
ï¿½Must be able to utilize good judgment in evaluating alternatives in difficult situations.
ï¿½Must be 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.
ï¿½Must have good verbal communications skills
ï¿½Must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with physicians, patients and family members personnel
ï¿½Discretion is required in handling confidential information
ï¿½Must be able to work irregular schedules, weekends and holiday due to staffing and census fluctuations
ï¿½Must be able to assume the role of a Charge Nurse as needed/requested
ï¿½Must participate on the Rapid Response/Code Blue team
ï¿½Must perform all unit specific competencies
ï¿½Determines patient acuity utilizing ESI triage method
ï¿½Must be able to assess, care for, manage, evaluate and troubleshoot potential or actual life-threatening emergencies/disorders and associated equipment
ï¿½Must be able to administer and manage all critical medications
ï¿½Must demonstrate proficiency in arrhythmia detection and management
ï¿½Current unrestricted RN license in the State of South Carolina
ï¿½Successful completion of nursing service orientation program
ï¿½Attends IV Therapy training and/or demonstrates competency inintravenous therapy within one year
ï¿½Attends Skills Fair and completes yearly competency checklists
ï¿½Maintains competency and/or certification specific to departmental requirements
ï¿½Must have current BLS/ACLS/PALS certifications, TNCC preferred
ï¿½Advanced certification in specialty field and/or participation in professional organization(s) encouraged
Primary Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Facility: Hilton Head Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Evening
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: 1905008845
About Hilton Head Hospital
“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.