Clinical RN Pre-Post Op Surgery (23738) - Paris - job 635343

Henry County Medical Center

Date: 02/22/2021

City: Paris, Tennessee

Employment type: Full-time

Job Summary:

The Registered Staff Nurse assumes professional nursing responsibility and accountability within a designated time frame for the care and treatment of assigned patients. He/she prescribes nursing care utilizing the nursing process in the development of nursing diagnoses and expected outcomes, delegates nursing care based on the competency of team members, coordinates care utilizing available resources and the environment. Interacts with other health care team members and/or disciplines in accordance with standard nursing practice and Henry County Medical Center policies. The ages of the patients served are neonates, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Exceptions include no neonates in surgery and no neonates, pediatric or adolescent patients in psychiatry.

The staff works as a team to assist surgeons. Prepares patients for surgery ensuring all paperwork and patient teaching is completed in a timely manner. Recovers patients and discharges them home following surgery. They are also responsible for submitting complete and accurate charges.



Minimum Education/Training Graduate of Accredited Registered Nursing Program.


Registered Nurse licensed in Tennessee.

BLS: All Clinical RN's:

Employee must obtain Basic Life support (BLS) Certification with 6 months of hire date and maintain continuous certification throughout their employment. Failure to maintain certification may result in corrective action.

ACLS: Designated Charge RNs, Emergency Department RNs, Critical Care RNs, Women's Center RNs, Operating Room RNs, Recovery Room RNs, Ambulatory Surgery RNs

Employee must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification within 9 months of hire date and maintain continuous certification throughout their employment.


2 years in Med-Surgical unit; Critical Care, PACU or ER experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, bending, squatting, reaching, lifting 50 lbs., walking 3 miles per shift, pushing 300 lbs. Must have full use of both upper (to include hands/fingers) and lower extremities. Must be able to see with corrective eye wear. Must be able to hear with assistive device.

Henry County Medical Center is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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