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  • Clinical Nurse II - Neuro Surgical

    ID
    2542591
    Facility
    Parkwest Medical Center
    Job Location
    US-TN-Knoxville
    Department Name
    HEART-LUNG-VASCULAR
  • Overview

     

     

    Parkwest

     

     

    Clinical Nurse II, Neuro Surgical

     

    PRN/OCC, Days, Shifts vary as needed

     

    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.

     

    The Heart-Lung Vascular unit (2-Montvue Towers) is part of the three Nursing Units of the Internal Medicine Department comprises approximately a third of inpatient beds at Parkwest Medical Center.  This unit has 27 private telemetry rooms and  has a patient population consisting of neuro-surgical, stroke and neuro-medical patients   This unit specializes in Cerebrovascular Accidents and also has Intermediate Care; including ventilators.  The Montvue Tower gives Registered Nurses an opportunity to see a variety of patients with a myriad of medical diagnoses. This exposure builds a solid foundation for our nurses in all aspects of adult health.  Additionally, with each unit there is an opportunity to learn a specialization.  The experience gained by our Internal Medicine Nurses fosters technical competence and a professional confidence that allows you to perform at the highest levels of your profession. Our Healthcare team, from RNs to CNAs, operate with optimal staffing ratios based on a Standardized Productivity Model. Our goal is patient/family focused and providing excellent patient care. So if you want to be that nurse that embodies strong clinical diversity with areas of specialization then the Montvue Towers at Parkwest Medical Center is the place for you!

     

    Position Summary:  Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit, coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

    Responsibilities

    1. Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
    2. Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
    3. Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
    4. Recommends interventions.
    5. Evaluates plan of care.
    6. Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
    7. Demonstrates active participation in unit or facility activities.
    8. Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
    9. Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
    10. Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.
    11. Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

    Qualifications

    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 (1) year of professional nursing experience. Telemetry experience preferred.

     

    Licensure Requirements:  Valid Tennessee RN license. Fire/security, infection control, and CPR inservices are required. 

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