Clinical Nurse II, Orthopedic Med Surg
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Nights
Orthopedic and Bariatric Surgical Unit (5 West): is a 26 bed unit serving a wide variety of medical patients. Our patient population consists of patients recovering from fractures and total knee, total hip, and total shoulder operations as well as patients recovering from gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures. This unit works closely with other professional disciplines to provide comprehensive care to post-operative Orthopedic and Bariatric surgical patients throughout their stay. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:5-6. Our mission is to provide excellent patient centered care while in the hospital and prepare our patients and families for care after discharge. The Orthopedic and Bariatric staff includes RNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs.
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.
Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.