Covenant Health

  • RN - 72 HOUR

    Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
    Job Location
    US-TN-Oak Ridge
    Department Name
  • Overview





    Registered Nurse – 72 hour, Family Birthing Center


    Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, Day Shift


    Job Objectives: Assume direct responsibility and accountability for, and authority of, the nursing care of all patients assigned.


    Normally scheduled for three 12-hour shifts per week including every other weekend.  Paid for hours worked and receives full-time benefits.


    Education/Knowledge/Skills: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Must have knowledge of:

    1. Etiology, pathophysiology and prognosis for illnesses and health problems;
    2. The nursing process;
    3. The management process;
    4. Current developments in nursing;
    5. Hospital functions, policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to nursing service.

    For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential.  Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.Current skill as scrub nurse required for assisting with cesarean sections and OB mother-baby skills required for candidacy.


    Experience: OB experience preferred.


    Licensure/Certifications: Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, or have a temporary permit to practice.  Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS). NRP and STABLE will be required. 


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