Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Med Surg
$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
5-West is a 27-bed unit specializing in Orthopedic Joint/Spine and Bariatrics. The unit’s Joint and Bariatric patient’s average length of stay is 23 hours or less, leading to a fast turnover. The 5-West team consist of RNs, Nurse Navigator, LPNs, Certified Nurses’ Aides, Patient Care Associates, Student Nurse Associate and Health Unit Coordinator.
5-West is recognized as the “Joint Center.” Our Orthopedic Surgeons are well known in the East Tennessee region. Patient’s travel from multiple surrounding states for their expertise in total joint surgeries including hips (anterior and posterior), knees and shoulders. The team focus is providing excellent customer service, focused post-operative care, including ambulation, multi-modal pain management and standardized yet individualized patient home care education for our total joint/spine population. 5 West team members encourage patient and family engagement in care and support of successful Bariatric and Joint/Spine outcomes.
The Fort Sanders Center for Bariatric Surgery is an Accredited Center by MBSAQIP. The bariatric surgeon at Fort Sanders is one the most experienced bariatric surgeon in the East Tennessee region performing surgical Gastric bypass, Gastric Sleeves and Duodenal Switch procedures. As a nurse on 5-West, you would be a part of an integral team who participate in the “RENEW” Program,” assisting patients postoperatively with the opportunity to achieve an obesity-free life through applied life-long education, motivation and the highest quality medical care delivered within a compassionate environment.
Joining the 5-West team, you will partner with nurses and other staff with over 20 plus years of Medical/Surgical experience who participate in unit decisions, process improvement and unit celebrations. 5-West follows a multi-disciplinary approach to providing patient care to include our surgeons, physicians, pharmacy, case management plus physical and occupational therapy which is provided at bedside or in the unit’s gym. We strive to give every patient the highest level of care experience by practicing that the patient comes first, excellence in everything we do and making Fort Sanders Hospital and 5-West the first and best choice. We are looking for professional individuals who like to work in a positive team environment with others who put their patients first: if that is you, please come join the 5-West team.
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || email@example.com || 865-331-2572
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: Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.
Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.
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