Covenant Health

Registered Nurse - Oncology, Gynecology, Surgery

ID
3090753
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY-GYN-SURG

Overview

 

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Registered Nurse I, Oncology-Gynecology-Surgery 

Facility: Parkwest Medical Center

Department: Oncology, Gynecology, Surgery

Schedule: Full-Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

 

 

Our Oncology-Gynecology-Surgery Unit is a fast-paced, energetic and fun group! Our unit consists of 44 beds. We have a wide variety of patients that provide opportunities for our RNs to build skills and knowledge base. We have post-op surgery patients who will need surgical incision care, JP drains, ileostomy, colostomy, ileal conduits, NG tubes, patients with epidurals, PCAs, infusions of blood products, TPN, and chemotherapy. Schedules: We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of six weekend shifts over a six week period. After 1-year, new graduates can become chemo certified.

 

 

Position Summary:

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

Responsibilities

  • Completes nursing history and initiates patient education.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Implements plan of care appropriate to diagnosis. Evaluates care outcomes.
  • Problem solves and coordinates unit/patient care assignments, with supervision.
  • Introduces new employees/students to unit routines.
  • Participates on unit-based committees.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills (checklist) to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs and sitters.
  • 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.
  • 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: New graduate, within first (1st) year of orientation (move to level II after one year experience).

 

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

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