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  • RN / Clinical Nurse I- Critical Care Unit

    ID
    2689872
    Facility
    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
    Job Location
    US-TN-Knoxville
    Department Name
    CRITICAL CARE UNIT
  • Overview

    Regional

     

    Clinical Nurse I- Critical Care Unit

     

    Full time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift (Three weekends required during a six week period and alternating holidays)

     

    Critical Care Department: A 30 bed unit composed of an 8 bed Neuro Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 8 bed Medical Surgical ICU (MSICU) and a 14 bed Intermediate Care Unit (IMC). Ft Sanders is a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Regional Referral Center that offers many full service lines to care for all East Tennessean needs with a 1:2 nurse-patient ratio. Fort Sanders offers an Intermediate Care Unit that is a fast-paced unit caring for a variety of medical patients that do not require critical care, but still require closer observation, with a 1:3 nurse-patient ratio.  Will float to MSICU, NICU, IMC and can float to the ED if needed. 

     

    Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center believes in being a well-rounded nurse and we offer our new graduates classroom and 16 weeks of on-unit training with a preceptor. Covenant Health offers a Nurse Residency Program to new graduates to provide support during the first year as a new nurse. In addition, we encourage hospital and unit-based Shared Governance participation to challenge nurses to utilize evidence-based practice at the bedside. OCN Certification available to all RN’s.

     

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

     

    Minimum Education: New graduate, within first (1st) year of orientation (move to level II after one (1) year experience.

     

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

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