Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse III
ID
3129450
Facility
LeConte Medical Center
Department Name
MEDICAL UNIT

Overview

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Clinical Nurse III, Medical Unit

 

Full-Time, 72 Hours per pay period, Nights

 

 

LeConte Medical Center Overview:

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.   RN, Registered Nurse, Nurse 

 

Department Overview:

The Medical Unit at LeConte Medical Center is our largest with 42 spacious and modern rooms. In this unit, you will see both patients who are recovering from surgeries as well as those suffering from various illnesses, thus requiring a well-rounded knowledge base for caregivers. The culture of this unit is an energetic one with a warm and welcoming, team environment. Whether you are looking to start your career as an RN, CNA or HUC or have years of experience, our medical unit is a team you’d be proud to call your work family.

 

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

Responsibilities

Position accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
  • Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team.
  • Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.
  • Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.

Qualifications

Minimum EducationNone 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: Minimum of three (3) years  professional experience required.  

 

License Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN License. CPR required.

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