Covenant Health

Job Title
Graduate Nurse Associate
ID
3250138
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
SURGERY

Overview

 

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Clinical Nurse I- Surgery

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift 

Hours 10:45 - 7:15

 

Parkwest Surgery is a growing cutting edge facility. The latest expansion will total 30 surgery suites. Specialties include orthopedics, cardio-vascular, robotics, gyn and urology services.   Parkwest surgery is a fast paced, exciting environment. We encourage our staff through educational opportunities such as specializing in a particular service or advancing their practice. Parkwest surgery and leadership also offers students the ability to receive clinical hours for surgical scrub techs, nurses, physicians assistants and medical students.

 

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 license. CPR required.

 

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