RN Med/Surg TMC (Days)

Trident Health is a multi-facility health system located in South Carolina's Lowcountry, an dis part of the national HCA healthcare network. Trident is comprised of two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – and Moncks Corner Medical Center, which provides outpatient medical services and 24/7 Emergency Services. Affiliated with Trident are a number of physician practices that provide family medicine, surgical services and specialty medical care. These quality-focused entities work together to bring excellence in medical and wellness services to residents of the Lowcountry. For the third straight year, The Joint Commission recently recognized Trident as one of the nation's top hospitals for quality and safety. The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering quality patient care for their assigned hospital unit. The quality of care given will be determined by keeping within the philosophy, mission, and values of both the hospital and the Department of Nursing. The Med/Surg Registered Nurse will maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community. The Med/Surg Registered Nurse, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, coordinates the "plan of care" activities for assigned patients. The Med/Surg Registered Nurse identifies opportunities to participate in unit performance improvement activities as directed. Responsibilities will include: meeting Joint Commission standards, complying with all state and federal regulations, complying with corporate policy and procedures, managing supplies and equipment, promoting teamwork with physicians and all health care providers, promoting internal and external customer satisfaction, and managing resources appropriately. The Registered Nurse works closely with the Nurse Manager to ensure that all budgetary, Process Improvement, Core Measures and Patient Satisfaction initiatives are achieved. * Patient Assessment/Documentation - Provides and documents patient care based on the nursing process, in compliance with hospital policies and procedures. Plans, delegates, and coordinates the nursing care of assigned patients. Utilizes basic physical and psychosocial assessment skills to identify actual nursing diagnosis/clinical problems based on assessment of patient and unique age specific needs. * Patient Rights - The Registered Nurse will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy. * Patient Safety - Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including: patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products. * Patient/Family Education - Provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures. EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) * Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Diploma Program in Nursing, an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * RN License in this state (required) * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required) EXPERIENCE: * Minimum of 1 year of acute care RN experience required.
Trident Medical Center
Full time
Nursing - Professional
Charleston, South Carolina 29402, US