Covenant Health

Job Title
Nurse Manager
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Operating Room Manager


Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


What you will do:


There is a very special opportunity available in beautiful East Tennessee! Parkwest Medical Center is searching for a great leader of its 29-suite Operating Room. As the Operating Room Manager you will provide leadership over a surgical program experiencing significant growth and increased community demand. The OR Manager is responsible for leading the day-to-day delivery of patient-centered care within a culture of safety, collaborating with peers, and implementing policies and procedures as directed by the Director of Perioperative Services in accordance with the hospital's mission, vision, values and goals. The ideal candidate will possess superior interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of industry best practices, and prior experience managing a similar-sized surgical program. 


Who we are:


Parkwest Medical Center, located in Knoxville, TN, is a proud member of Covenant Health.  Our 337-bed facility is driven by surgical volume and boasts 29 surgery suites which include 3 dedicated CVORs, 2 robotic suites, and 2 dedicated Cysto suites.  Surgical specialties include Orthopedics, Cardio-Thoracic, Neurosurgery, General, Vascular, Urology, ENT, Bariatric, Oncology, GYN, Plastics and Podiatry. We have 150+ employees in our Surgery Department and we conduct over 16,000 procedures annually.


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What’s in it for you? 


The best benefits in the business!  Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Legal Club, Generous CTO and Retirement Plans. Living in the Knoxville, TN area provides easy access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, lakes, rivers, greenway trails and caverns…plus, the Baker Creek Preserve and Ijams Nature Center.  The people of East Tennessee are wonderful and there is a true sense of community.  


Position Summary:


Accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and for the administrative management of the nursing unit on a 24-hour basis.  Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Manager position.




Candidate Qualifications:


Minimum education:  Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field preferred (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).


Minimum experience:  Three (3) years of recent clinical experience.  Two (2) years of leadership/managerial experience preferred.


Licensure requirement:  Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN license.



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