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  • Clinical Nurse II, Orthopedic Med Surg

    Parkwest Medical Center
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    Clinical Nurse II, Orthopedic Med Surgery 


    Full-Time, 72 Hours per pay period, Shift: Nights   

    Looking for a comprehensive, award-winning hospital where you can grow your career?  Parkwest Medical Center will soon be opening a $99 million construction project based largely on the expansive growth of our orthopedic program.  (Our orthopedic units will be moving into a new orthopedic tower, expected opening late 2019.)Parkwest offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits with medical coverage and a 401K retirement plan with employer match up to 6%. We also offer tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment. Our Orthopedic-Spine unit (5 Riverstone) is a rapid paced, 44-bed post-surgical unit with both a Joint Center of Excellence and a Spine Center of Excellence. We will be moving to two 36 bed units.  Our population consists of orthopedic and spine surgery patients. Nurses on our orthopedic-spine unit are members of an integral team of health professionals (physicians, RNs, LPNs, SNAs, CNAs, HUCs, PTs and OTs) that provide the most comprehensive care to its clients and their families. 


    Position Summary:

    The RN will provide direct patient care, along with planning and implementation of the nursing process, in accordance with individualized care plans (nursing and medical), physician orders and facility policies and procedures.  The RN must also be able to provide professional nursing care within an assigned unit while planning coordinated care within an interdisciplinary team.  


    Minimum Experience     Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.


    Continuing Education          Sixteen (16) contact hours required annually (8 to enhance clinical experience or twelve (12) contact hours required annually, plus ACLS or approved specialty certifications.


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



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