HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital
Provides nursing leadership and coordinates patient care during assigned shifts. Management of staffing and supply and demand of beds. Is a representative of nursing and hospital administration and has the authority and responsibility for administrative decisions and appropriate notification of CNO or Administrator on call.
Reports to: CNO
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.
May 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.
Must complete all education assigned and required for the position, including classroom and on-line courses.
Minimum EducationX Graduate of a Program in Discipline - Registered Nursing
Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications: American Heart Assocation (AHA) RequiredBasic Life Support (BLS) - AHA - Required to be current upon start of positionAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - AHA - Required to be obtain within 6 months of start of positionPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - AHA - Required to be obtained within 6 months of start of positionNeonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) -AHA-Required within 6 months of start of position
Required LicensesRegistered Nurse
Current Tennessee or compact state RN licensure required.
Minimum Work ExperienceExperience as a charge nurse or nurse manager preferred. A minimum of three years nursing experience is required.
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LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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Positions identified are with subsidiary hospitals and subsidiary physician practices of LifePoint Health, Inc. Similarly, recruitment and placement services for these positions are conducted by subsidiaries of LifePoint Health, Inc. Any applications received will be directed to the applicable entities.