Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse III
ID
3504891
Facility
Thompson Oncology Group
Department Name
PROTON THERAPY SVCS

Overview

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Registered Nurse - Proton Therapy Center

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

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

 

If you have any questions please contact Recruiter: Kimberlin Woods || 865-374-5403 || kwoods8@COVHLTH.COM  

Responsibilities

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team.
  • Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.
  • Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

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: Minimum of three (3) years professional experience.

 

Continuing Education: Twenty (20) hours required annually (10 to enhance clinical expertise); or Fifteen (15) hours required annually, plus ACLS certification; or

                                                Ten (10) hours required annually, plus specialty certification; or

                                                Ten (10) hours required annually, plus ACLS instructor.

 

Licensure Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN license. Yearly infection control, fire, safety and CPR inservices are required.

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