Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
Parkwest Medical Center
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Clinical Nurse - Medical Step Down

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


We are a 26 bed unit- all private rooms, all medical step down. We provide an organized, professional and exciting working and learning environment. We care for almost all types of patients on this unit. We are the destination unit for any patient with an acute CVA, TIA, or seizure patient. But we also care for COPD, CHF, Pneumonia, GI Bleed, diabetes patients, and all other medical diagnosis.  Some patients can have a chronic ventilator with a tracheostomy, high oxygen needs respiratory patients with BIPAP or vapotherm, some cardiac drips, blood transfusions for GI bleeds and more. Just lots to see and do. You will NEVER be bored. Together, the nurses, patient care assistants, health unit coordinators, educator and manager strive to provide exceptional care and service to all our patients and their families, but also each other. We are a family at work and away from work. This profession is so hard, we want to be your support team. All RN’s and Patient care assistants welcome, new grads to 20 years’ experience or more. We would LOVE to have you join our team.


We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of every other weekend, 3 days per week at 12 hours. Flexibility with hours open for discussion, based on unit needs


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



  • 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.


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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