Clinical Nurse I, Emergency Department
Full-time, 72 hours per pay period, Variable Shifts
The Emergency Department at LeConte Medical Center is the busiest ER across all of Covenant Health. It has 30 ER beds as well as an 8 bed chest pain center. The ER staff is made up of RNs, ER Techs, and PCAs that work together to provide excellent patient care. The nurse to patient ratio for this department is 4:1.
Our staffing mix includes RNs, LPNs, CNAs and HUCs. Our multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, therapists, nutritionists, case managers and direct care staff meet daily to discuss patient's conditions and progress toward their discharge plan. We serve a rapidly growing community with a wide age range. Our staff involves family in the care of the patient through participation and education of the patient`s medical condition. We are committed to providing excellent patient care and an exceptional practice environment for our staff.
The Emergency Department at LeConte Medical Center is equipped with 39 beds including an 8 bed Observation Unit and 3 triage areas. We see approximately 44,500 patients per year. Due to the fast paced environment, our staff works well as a team. Customer Service is our top priority. We are proud to be the only Emergency Department in the county to serve the residents as well as 11 million annual visitors to Sevier County.
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
License Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN License.
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