Nashville, Tennessee, Description Registered Nurse (RN) – Step Down Unit Role Summary: The Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, implementing, and evaluating care for various patients within the facility.
Reports directly to the Clinical Director of the unit.
This position works in conjunction with other members of nursing service, ancillary services, physicians, patients, and families.
It collaborates with various members of the healthcare team to ensure quality of care across the continuum.
Requires the ability to be self-directed and quality focused.
Interpersonal communication skills are a necessary function of this position.
Department/Unit Summary: The Step-Down Unit at VWCH is a 14-bed unit with a 4:1 nurse/patient Ratio.
The patient population consists of patients requiring titration, drips, ventilators, and diabetic patients.
Every other weekend and yearly holiday rotation; 12- hour shifts; Occasional On-call.
BLS required; ACLS Preferred.
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