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Orthopedic Nurse

Dickson, TN, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

HCA TriStar Horizon Medical Center

Orthopedic Registered Nurse (Ortho RN)

Full Time Nights 7PM-7AM, rotating weekends

Member of the TriStar Division of HCA


 


Our Mission- Above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life.

For us, it's all about people. Here at HCA, you will find that caring extends to our patients, employees, and the communities we serve. It is demonstrated by industry leading patient satisfaction scores, defined pathways for your personal and professional growth, and the impact of the over 30,000 volunteer hours we provide annually. Our dedication has led to awards of recognition including being named a World’s Most Admired Company by Fortune Magazine. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You’ve come to the right place. HCA at a glance


A few of the benefits we provide you:


  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Leaders
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • New Extended Family Leave
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Hundreds of consumer discounts
  • Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner

 

About this Facility:

TriStar Horizon Medical Center is a fully accredited, 157-bed regional medical center. We offer a full array of services including cardiology, diagnostic imaging, emergency, inpatient rehabilitation, oncology, orthopedics, and women’s services. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Primary Stroke Center, TriStar Horizon is a leading provider of emergency heart and stroke care. Our satellite campus, TriStar Natchez, offers imaging and oncology services as well a 24/7, full-service ER that provides the same services as our main campus emergency room.



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.

 

·         Selected as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care

·         Accredited - The Joint Commission

·         Accredited Chest Pain Center

·         College of American Pathologists Accreditation

·         Commission on Cancer – Outstanding Achievement Award

·         Earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation

·         Primary Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission

·         Sarah Cannon at TriStar Natchez Medical Park – accredited by the American College of Surgeons

·         The Cardiac Rehab program is accredited by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

·         The Diabetes & Nutrition Center is accredited by the American Diabetes Association

·         American College of Radiology Accreditation in MRI, CT and Ultrasound

·         American College of Radiology awarded TriStar Horizon in Nuclear Medicine for Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology

·         Honored with “A” Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group for two consecutive years

 

 

About this opportunity:

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.


 

Job Duties:

  • Demonstrates age specific knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment and care of patients.
  • Ensures the privacy of our patients and confidentiality of their Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Utilizes nursing process for individual care to meet needs of patients.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures.
  • Documents all patient care.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills.
  • Promotes customer service initiatives.
  • Promotes and exhibits teamwork.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Social skills to positively engage with your patients, guests, physicians, and other employees.
  • Your degree from an accredited School of Professional Nursing (B.S. or A.S.)
  • BLS
  • Functional Independence Measure (FIM) certification preferred
  • Current licensure by Tennessee Board of Nursing
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

You are encouraged to apply today as interviews are being set immediately!

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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TriStar Horizon Medical Center
Facility: TriStar Horizon Medical Center
Job ID: 02902-75263
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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