Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed major medical center providing a comprehensive range of services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospitals breadth of care options includes specialty facilities such as an award-winning Heart Center, the Trident Breast Care Center and the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery. Trident Medical Center offers Critical Care Services and 24/7 hospitalist and intensivist programs. For more than 40 years, Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.
Under the direction of the Nursing Director or Supervisor, the Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation. The RN is responsible for directing all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice and federal, state, and local regulations. The RN incorporates knowledge of patient's age specific development and cultural diversity into the plan of care. The RN contributes to quality nursing care through process improvement techniques and multidisciplinary collaboration that demonstrates positive outcomes in the delivery of patient care. Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.
• Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina..
• Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification
• NIH Stroke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hire.
B. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
C. Experience: Med-Surg nursing experience preferred. Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completed a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities. Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patients, internal, and external customers.
D. Special qualifications: Knowledge of medical/surgical nursing principles. Knowledge of aseptic technique and
control principles. Able to perform effectively in highly stressful situations. Must be well motivated, organized
and able to prioritize multiple tasks. Must be able to interact effectively with a wide variety of people. Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills. Able to serve as an example to other employees.
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