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Registered Nurse (RN) -Med-Surg/Orthopedics - Georgetown Memorial Hospital (Georgetown, SC)

Company: Tidelands Health
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) -Med-Surg/Orthopedics - Georgetown Memorial Hospital (Georgetown, SC)

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1 day ago(9/11/2023 11:54 AM)

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POSITION SUMMARY:The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for managing the individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients' health through the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; and supervising assigned team members. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1-Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient's immediate condition or needs within timeframe specified by policy along with collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. Monitor patient's condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice.2- Performs appropriate treatments and administrations of medication, immediate and ongoing, as ordered by provider in an accurate and timely manner.3- Performs therapeutic nursing interventions and delivery of care with appropriate age and cultural competence as established by individualized needs/plan of care for the patient and their family.4- Provides individualized patient/family education customized to the patient and his/her family.5- Documents patient condition, assessment findings, and physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.6- Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to adult resuscitation and advanced life support protocols.7- Maintains confidentiality as well as providing care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient's and family's diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.8-Observe and interpret patient's symptoms and communicate them to providers and other staff during shift change. NON-ESSENTIAL/MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

Perform other duties as assigned.Maintains current competency in nursing specialty by completing mandatory education.Inspect the facilities and act to maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, preparing beds etc.).REQUIRED/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:-Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN). Degree received from an education institution accredited by National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). EXPERIENCE:- Previous experience in an acute care setting. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:-Current and in good standing RN Licensure with South Carolina Board of Nursing. -American Heart Association Healthcare provider course with Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required to be initially completed with the TH Organizational Development Office within 30 calendar days of hire date (exceptions to obtain certification from a provider other than the TH Organizational Development Office are approved by TH Organizational Development on a case-by-case basis). BLS Recertification is required every two (2) years. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:-Works with patients, families, physicians, and other health care providers.-Must be proficient in using Electronic Health Record (EMR) for patient-level care and coordination.-Must possess excellent verbal communication skills.-Must have ability to collaborate with others to improve quality and address needs. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Degree received from an education institution accredited by National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:-ACLS PHYSICAL AGILITY TESTING (PAT) RATING:Physical Requirements: Medium Physical Agility Test (PAT) RatingWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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As our region's largest health care provider, Tidelands Health is dedicated to keeping the communities we serve healthy and active, inside and outside of the hospital. Ours is a singular commitment: Better health begins here.
Tidelands Health is three hospitals and more than 40 outpatient locations that stretch from North Myrtle Beach to Hemingway. More than 200 physicians and 1,800 employee partners are working side by side with our patients to transform the health of our region -- promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.
Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital In 2002, Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital opened in Murrells Inlet to accommodate the needs of the population in the fastest-growing northern reaches of our system's service area. Rated one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery by Healthgrades in 2015, Tidelands Waccamaw holds Joint Commission certifications in childbirth and joint replacement and is an advanced primary stroke center. Tidelands Waccamaw is a Pathway to Excellence designated hospital signifying the facility as a best-in-class work environment for nursing professionals.
Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital is where the Tidelands Health organization began more than 60 years ago. Steady, intentional, forward-thinking reinvestment in the facility has built a leading center of wide-ranging medical care in our community. Tidelands Georgetown is an advanced primary stroke center, an accredited chest pain center and a designated baby-friendly hospital. The facility is also a Pathway to Excellence designated hospital.
Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital is a hospital within a hospital, located inside Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. It is the region's only inpatient rehabilitation facility, providing concentrated physical, occupational and speech therapy for acute patients. The rehabilitation hospital is one of a select few facilities in South Carolina accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
Two cancer treatment centers Tidelands Health was the first to bring radiation therapy to Georgetown County when we opened the Francis B. Ford Cancer Treatment Center in 2004. And the system's cancer treatment options have expanded at Tidelands Waccamaw Cancer Center in Murrells Inlet. Striving to deliver even greater quality cancer care, Tidelands Health is a member of the MUSC Hollings Cancer Center's Research Network, providing access to clinical trials research across the state.
Tidelands NextStep Services Tidelands NextStep Services is a network of more than a dozen rehabilitation, pain management and wound care facilities easing the pain and restoring the mobility of Tidelands residents. The highly trained therapists and specialists at NextStep provide the therapies, care and compassion so vital to complete rehabilitation and healing.
Primary and specialty care Tidelands Health Group is our growing network of primary and specialty care physicians specializing in areas such as family medicine, dermatology, gastroenterology, oncology, orthopedics, women's health and general surgery. These physician practices continue to grow to meet the evolving needs of patients in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties.

Keywords: Tidelands Health, Mount Pleasant , Registered Nurse (RN) -Med-Surg/Orthopedics - Georgetown Memorial Hospital (Georgetown, SC), Healthcare , Georgetown, South Carolina

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