Clinical Nurse, Orthopedic Med Surg Unit
Facility: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Schedule: Full-Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
The Orthopedic Unit at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a 27 bed unit serving a wide variety of medical patients. Our primary population consists of patients with who are recovering from joint replacement or bariatric surgery.
Fort Sanders Regional’s Joint Center is a leader in hip and knee joint replacement providing pain relief, mobility and activity. Our team of experienced orthopedic surgeons, nurses, clinicians, and therapists work together to stay on top of the latest technological advances and minimally invasive surgical techniques to provide better care for patients.
Our team shares this vision to provide the highest level of clinical and service excellence for every patient, every time: Quality will be our passion. People will be our purpose.
Fort Sanders Regional is recognized as a Blue Center of Distinction +1 for hip and knee replacement surgery and provides quality care, treatment expertise, and better overall patient results, while minimizing excessive costs to patients.
Our goal is to provide excellent patient-centered care and prepare our patients and their families for care after discharge. Great basic nursing skills such as lines, drains, and tubing practices are used on this unit every day, as well as cutting edge therapies. In addition to having excellent critical thinking skills, our ideal candidate will possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
You will participate in team nursing, with the RN as Team Leader. Our staff consists of RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs who work together to provide exceptional care. We work in close collaboration with one another, our physicians and interdisciplinary team. We have a supportive environment and an orientation tailored to your needs. If you are looking for a work “home”, then you have found the right floor!
As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism. Because of this, nurses on 5 west are encouraged to become certified in Med/Surg nursing. If you choose to become certified, our organization can help with the cost of your testing, as well as pay you a yearly bonus for taking the next step in your career.
If you are passionate about putting patients first, apply for our Orthopedic unit today!
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: Minimum of three (3) years professional experience.
Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.
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