This position requires two shifts every weekend.
Responsible for the nursing care of patients requiring
specialized judgment and skill. This judgment and skill is based on
knowledge of the natural, behavioral and nursing sciences and
humanities as the basis for application of the nursing process in
wellness and illness care. The RN works throughout the hospital(s),
floating to a variety of nursing units to assist in staffing
clinical nursing positions, and is available for assignment on an
ad hoc basis. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH
Mission, Vision and Values.
Bachelor's degree or higher in nursing from an accredited
At least two (2) years' recent nursing experience in acute
Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and modality specific
competencies for care of the patient population served.
Licensed to practice as a professional nurse in the state(s)
where work is performed, or compact license.
Effective June 1, 2018: All new hires and transfers are required
to have BLS certification.
Additional certifications may be required based on area of
assignment (such as ACLS, PALS)
Available to work a flexible schedule according to agreed
Must be able to travel independently to assigned locations.
Applies nursing knowledge and skills, and maintains clinical
competencies as required to float to various nursing units.
Analytical skills necessary to assess complex patient conditions
effectively and to develop comprehensive plans of care.
Synthesizes multiple sources of information to assist in the
resolution of human responses to complex problems.
Skill and proficiency in applying highly technical principles,
concepts and techniques, which are central to the nursing
Key Job Responsibilities
Provides Practice Excellence through specialized nursing
assessment, care, evaluation and education to patients and families
in assigned units throughout the hospital(s).
Promotes evidence-based practice by using research to develop,
implement and evaluate process standards, such as plans of care,
protocols and guidelines.
Provides Leadership Excellence in clinical practice area.
Demonstrates a commitment to Learning Excellence through
professional development and clinical expertise.
Demonstrates Role Clarity through professional competence,
expertise, and knowledge, and supports the nursing profession
through role modeling and fostering an environment of growth and
Promotes Cultural Excellence with recognition and appreciation
for cultural, ethnic, and generational diversity.
Must have a flexible schedule and be available to work shifts
according to agreed commitment level.
The physical activities of this position may include climbing,
pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling,
stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: medium work -
exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs.
of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including
color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an
activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data
and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or
Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous
or poisonous materials.
Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
Nearest Major Market: Memphis
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