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RN Charge - Psychiatric - Etowah

Athens, Tennessee

Req ID 7412-6540 Post Date May. 13, 2024 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityStarr Regional Medical Center

Starr Regional Medical Center is currently seeking talent to fill the position of RN - Charge for our GeroPsych Department. This job is permanent, full time.   

Benefits Include:

  • $20,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE for qualified applicants
  • Competitive Pay 
  • Free onsite parking
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees 
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees 
  • 401(k) plan with company match 
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants 

Core competencies include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.
  • Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
  • Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.
  • Provides direct patient care as needed.
  • Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving.
  • Take patient assignments to meet staffing needs.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
  • Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.
  • Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.
  • Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.
  • Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.
  • Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
  • Participates in the unit orientation of new hires.
  • Orients RNs and LPNs ensuring successful integration into practice setting.

Minimum Education
□ Associate’s degree in Nursing
□ Preferred X Required
□ Bachelor’s degree
 X Preferred □ Required
Required Licenses
[Tennessee, United States] Registered Nurse
RN License in the State of TN or another compact state
Required Skills
The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:
X Basic Life Support (BLS)

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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