Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse II
ID
3254594
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
INTERMEDIATE CARE UN

Overview

 

 

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Clinical Nurse II - Intermediate Care Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

 

The Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Unit (AKA Intermediate Care Unit) consists of 17 telemetry beds. Our primary scope of service is provision of direct care to patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass surgery, TAVR, Mitral Valve Clipping, VATS procedures, Thoracotomies, and Vascular procedures.

 

Position Summary:

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

Responsibilities

Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care

 

Assesses learning needs of patient and family.

 

Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.

 

Recommends interventions.

 

Evaluates plan of care.

 

Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.

 

Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.

 

Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills 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: Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.

 

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

 

RN license

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