Covenant Health

Clin Nurse II-Emergency Room

ID
3064557
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Job Location
US-TN-Knoxville
Department Name
EMERGENCY ROOM

Overview

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Clinical Nurse Il- Emergency Room

PRN/OCC

 

Parkwest Medical Center has a very fast paced, high energy, busy, 39 bed emergency room.  We see a wide range of patients on a daily basis, it tends to be around 140 per day.  It is a very broad spectrum and a continuum of care.   We currently use self scheduling, but hold staff to the requirement of three 12 hours shifts per week.  We also rotate every other weekend and every other Monday.  

 

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 willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  8. Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  9. Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.
  10. Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

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 one (1) year of professional nursing experience.

 

Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

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