Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
3275685
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
MEDICAL UNIT

Overview

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Clinical Nurse I, Medical Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

 

 

This is a very energetic and team oriented, 16 bed unit. Fast paced and challenging at times but rewarding in so many ways.We have strong collaboration inside and outside of our unit, working closely with physicians and families, respiratory and physical therapists, and chaplaincy services. You will also notice that our unit is very clean, orderly and organized. We are a NICHE designated unit: Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders (NICHE). This is a nurse-driven program designed to address the complex needs of older adults through best practice, education and tools. 

 

 

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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