Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical
Location:
Dickson , Tennessee
Posted:
February 17, 2018
Reference:
02902-63059
TriStar Horizon Medical Center is a 157-bed facility serving Dickson and surrounding counties. TriStar Horizon is an accredited Chest Pain Center, fully accredited by The Joint Commission and offers a full array of acute care services, including emergency care, general surgery, cardiology, obstetrics, orthopaedics, intensive care, outpatient diagnostic services and cancer care through Sarah Cannon at TriStar Natchez Medical Park. Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ® , TriStar Horizon is committed to providing quality healthcare.

Shift: Full Time Nights (7P-7A)

Unit: Medical Surgical

On Call: Not Required

TriStar Horizon's Medical Surgical Unit has earned the Unit of Distinction Award for two consecutive years in an annual program that recognizes and rewards exemplary Medical-Surgical units at HCA facilities. The "Unit of Distinction" designation is achieved through measurable, outstanding performance in nursing leadership, professional practice and operations and outcomes. During 2016, 472 HCA Med-Surg units participated in the program. Using 21 different criteria, units were scored to determine which would receive the 2016 Unit of Distinction honor, which puts them in the Top 5% of all HCA Medical-Surgical hospital units. In addition to the UOD recipients, 23 additional units achieved scores placing them in the Top 10% of all HCA Med-Surg units, earning each an "Honorable Mention" designation. TriStar Horizon continues to rank at the top of the company for nurse sensitive indicators.
The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse. Cares for all patients of all ages. Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Horizon.

"We are truly defining excellence in medical-surgical nursing," said Shanta Hinson, director of inpatient nursing. "We have a patient and family-centered culture at TriStar Horizon and it is reflected in our outcomes."

The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse. Cares for all patients of all ages. Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of Horizon.

What We Offer: We focus on keeping HCA Rewards fair, smart and competitive so we can offer you a full package of rewards and benefits that support your health, life, career and retirement. While the most visible part may be your pay and medical benefits, it's important to keep in mind the other pieces in the puzzle, too, such as:
  • HCA 401(k) Plan with match
  • A generous PTO Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Shift Differential
  • Hundreds of consumer discounts
  • HCA Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tremendous growth opportunity

Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current licensure with the TN Board of Nursing. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification required within 90 days of hire or promotion. Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within one year of hire or promotion.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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