Covenant Health

Job Title
CLIN NURSE I
ID
3511192
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
MEDICAL UNIT

Overview

 

Parkwest

 

 

Registered Nurse, Express Admissions Unit

Full TIme, 72 hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

 

Parkwest Overview:

Since admitting our first patient in 1973, Parkwest has been at the vanguard of healthcare in East Tennessee. We are an eight-time Top 100 Heart Hospital and have received multiple awards for excellence in emergency care, clinical practice, and patient satisfaction. Learn more about our professional accolades.

 

4 Riverstone, Express Admissions Unit:

22 bed unit that is a link between outpatient and inpatient departments. Nursing staff complete admission assessment, start ordered therapies and implement plans of care while patients are waiting on regular nursing unit bed.         

 

Position Summary: 

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

 

Recruiter: Angelica Adams || aadams16@covhlth.com || 865-374-5405

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

 

RN license

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