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Registered Nurse-Neurology Step Down/Neurology Specialty Unit

Parkwest Medical Center
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Clinical Nurse I, Neurology/Step Down

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift


26 bed unit, which includes up to 8 step down beds . Professional yet fun, challenging yet exciting Work Environment. We get it done, but we have fun in the process! My team makes sure that we always put our patients first but we all really get along too. There is not a day that I come in where I don’t leave with a smile on my face because I’m proud of my team.


We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of every other weekend for new grads, 3 days per week at 12 hours.


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


  • 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.


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 (1) Year experience).


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


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