Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse II
ID
3526908
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
CRITICAL CARE UNIT

Overview

Regional

 

Registered Nurse, Critical Care Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift 

 

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center we understand that patients in our critical care area need specialized care – not only because they are very sick, but because their medical needs are unique.

In our critical care department, we have opened separate intensive care units – each designed to provide experienced nursing and support staff for each patient’s needs.

 

The Medical Intensive Care Unit at Fort Sanders Regional consist of 21 beds. Nurses on this units work to provide care for patients immediately after difficult surgeries, those patients with diagnosis of pneumonia, GI bleeding, and long-term ventilator patients.

 

As an RN in the Medical ICU unit, you will perform a variety of tasks such as Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), rotoprone therapy for ARDS, management of shock and care for the complex medical surgical patient. In addition to having excellent critical thinking skills, our ideal candidate will also possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

 

We encourage our staff members to expand their careers and knowledge by becoming a critical care certified registered nurse. As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism.

If you are passionate about putting patients first, and want to work alongside the best of the best, apply for our Medical Intensive Care Unit today!

 

Position Summary:

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

 

For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || eyoung9@covhlth.com || 865-331-2572

 

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.

 

Miniumum Experience: Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.

 

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

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