Covenant Health

Shift Leader Clin II

ID
2511438
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
US-TN-Knoxville
Department Name
POST INTERVENTN UNIT

Overview

Parkwest

Shift Leader Clinical Nurse II

 

Full-Time, 72 hours per pay period, Nights

 

The Cardiac Specialty Unit consists of  33 telemetry beds. Our primary scope of service is provision of direct care to patients undergoing Cardiac Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures.

Specialized care is delivered on The Cardiac Specialty Unit to patients presenting with chest pain or unstable angina, as well as those recovering from placement of cardiac stents, permanent pacemakers, or AICDs.

The top three admitting diagnoses for 3 Riverstone are Coronary Atherosclerosis, Chest Pain, and Intermediate Coronary Syndrome. A multidisciplinary continuum of services is available to manage the patient through acute presentation, treatment, stabilization, and discharge.

A Cardiovascular Educator provides ongoing education to staff regarding numerous topics such as medications, policy and procedures, documentation, patient care and patient safety. The educator also works directly with new employees and their Clinical Coach to provide nursing orientation to the unit for a period of approximately four weeks.

 

Position Summary:This position is designed to provide supervisory leadership to staff level employees, coordinating such activities with the department’s Manager.  The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement and discretion in performing the duties listed below.

 

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 to three (1-3) years of professional experience.

 

Licensure Requirement: Valid RN license in the State of Tennessee. CPR required.

 

Responsibilities

Active TN RN licensure.

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