Phone RN

LOCATION: 

  • Germantown Surgery Center, 2100 Exeter Road, Suite 100, Germantown, TN 38138

SCHEDULE: 

  • Fulltime, 4 days per week/10 hours per day

REQUIREMENT

  • Prior surgery experience and/or ER experience

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The phone nurse is responsible for calling patients before surgery and obtaining medical history to determine appropriateness for surgery in an ambulatory setting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Has a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Center. Must demonstrate the knowledge of the principle of growth and development of the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients requirements relative to his/her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the Centers policies and procedures:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.  Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of basic mathematics.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, medical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills in the nursing process.
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilize recognized channels of communication.
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with patients, co workers, and other health team members.

 

Please send inquiries, resume, and supporting documents to Mary Jane Freeze at Mfreeze@orthosouth.org