Registered Nurse- Operating Room

Southern Tennessee Regional Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Jan. 19th 2019
  • Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Surgical Services

Registered Nurse- Operating Room: Full-time, day positions available. $7,500 Sign-on Bonus available with 1+ years Surgical experience. Current Tennessee RN License is required.

Job Summary: Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Reports to: Director of Surgical Services.

FLSA: Non-exempt.

Grade: 67

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Education Associate's degree required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Required skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


  • Basic life support (BLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Licenses: Current and active Registered Nurse license in state of Tennessee is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
  • Documents patient care given
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient and family.
  • Assists patients with performing duties of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation
  • Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Nonessential Functions:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to perform duties of the CNA, MA, or LPN or other nursing staff on occasion.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service, projects and committees as assigned.
  • Adheres to and supports policies and procedures of STRHS-Lawrenceburg.
  • Works scheduled shifts including overtime, when necessary.
  • Accepts all call schedule as directed.
  • Maintains a neat and professional appearance in compliance to the existing dress code.

Functional Demands:

  • All populations are served, and protected health information is accessed.
  • While performing this job, occupational bloodborne pathogens exposure is present for all employees.

Organizational Expectations: 

  • Compliance to the STRH-Lawrenceburg
  • Standards of Performance is required.
  • Compliance to Dress Code Standards.
  • Should this job description be filled by a PRN employee, they will be subject to the requirements of that position.

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