TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center

Nurse Extern PRN

  • TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center
  • Nashville, TN 37211
  • 4 days ago

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Job Description

Description SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity.

We care like family!

Jump-start your career as a Student Nurse Extern today with TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need.

At TriStar Southern Hills, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.

Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

Student Loan Repayment

Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

Paid Personal Leave

401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

Identity Theft Protection discounts

Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

Adoption Assistance

Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues.

Do you want to work as a Nurse Extern where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?

If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity.

We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary:

The Nurse Extern delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services.

Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the Nurse Extern assists the nursing staff in providing care in a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment.

The Nurse Extern is currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of nursing and can perform higher-level procedures once competency is achieved.

You will participate in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.

You will obtain and record initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.

Your role will assist with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients.

Assist with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs.

Transfer patients to and from other units, departments, or entities.

You will obtain or assist in the collection of specimens for diagnostic or waived tests ensuring accuracy of all labels and timely transfer of specimen.

You will translate complex medical terminology to ensure patients/families/caregivers understand patient medical condition, patient status, treatment plan, medications and possible side effects, and follow-up measures.

Serving our community for more than 30 years, HCA TriStar Southern Hills has been a leader for a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency services, cardiology, orthopedics and rehabilitation.

With 126 beds, TriStar Southern Hills is an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and a Primary Stroke Center.

There are more than 300 board certified physicians representing more than 20 specialties, many of whom have offices located on our campus.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010.

In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you.

We are actively reviewing applications for our Nurse Extern opening.

Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews.

Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Qualifications

Currently enrolled in good standing in an accredited school of nursing, required

1+ years of nursing school completed

Basic Life Support (BLS) is required

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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