Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
3207690
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
INTERMEDIATE CARE UN

Overview

 

Parkwest

 

 

Registered Nurse - Intermediate Care Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

 

The Cardiac Specialty Unit (aka: Intermediate Care Unit) consists of 33 telemetry beds. This unit treats patients presenting chest pain or unstable angina, as well as those recovering from placement of cardiac stents, permanent pacemakers, or AICDs. The top three admitting diagnoses are coronary atherosclerosis, chest pain, and intermediate coronary syndrome. We have long term staff members because of our culture and teamwork on our floor. The physicians see this as well and trust the judgment of our team. We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of every other weekend and every other holiday. 3 days per week, 12-hour shifts.

 

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 (1) Year experience).

 

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

RN license.

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