Registered Nurse (RN) TMC Observation Unit (Nights)

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.

The Observation Unit Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process. Completes the admission process from the ER to inpatient. It helps improve ER throughput by completing the admission process prior to moving the patient over to inpatient.
Position Requirements:

A. Licensure/Certification/Registration:
• Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina.
• BLS - Healthcare provider on hire (American Heart Association)
• NIH Stroke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hire or transfer.

B. Education: Graduate of a NLN accredited school of nursing.

C. Experience: Two Years of recent Med/Surg experience preferred. Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer. Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities.

D. Special qualifications : Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills.

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