Staff Nurse

University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville


Job Detail

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  • Job Title: Staff Nurse
  • Department: Wound Center – UTMCK
  • Full/Part Time: Full
  • Req Number: UHS-29235

Position Summary:

The RN is responsible for delegating, coordinating, and managing all aspects of nursing care and services provided to the patient and family in a safe, timely, cost-effective, and respectful manner. Patient and family centered care is delivered in collaboration with the patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

Initiates the development of the plan of care based upon the nursing assessment, the medical diagnosis and clinical information gathered from the patient, family and other health care providers.

  • Evaluates the patient’s actual and/or potential response to the disease process, interventions, and the outcomes of nursing care and multidisciplinary health care services.

  • Incorporates evidence-based research in the delivery of professional nursing services.

  • Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships and promotes effective teamwork with patients, families, coworkers and the community to meet customer service goals.

  • Considers safety principles and practices to address unit-based issues related to the quality of care and services provided the appropriate use of technology, and the efficiencies of service delivery. Responds appropriately to emergency situations or unplanned events.

  • Promotes the effective and efficient allocation, distribution and use of unit, service-line, and organizational resources for the delivery of safe, timely, cost-effective and respectful patient care services.

Position Qualification:

Bachelors degree (BSN) or ASN

Current Registered Nurse licensure in Tennessee

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