Covenant Health

Job Title
Clinical Nurse I
ID
3520106
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
EMERGENCY ROOM

Overview

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RN - Emergency Room

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

 

Parkwest Overview:

Parkwest is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has been nationally recognized for award-winning care throughout our facility. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.

 

Emergency Room:

Parkwest Medical Center has a very fast-paced, high-energy, busy, 39 bed emergency room.  We see a wide range of patients on a daily basis, averaging 140 per day.  It is a very broad spectrum and a continuum of care.  We currently use self-scheduling, but hold staff to the requirement of three 12 hours shifts per week.  We also rotate every other weekend and every other Monday.  

 

Position Summary:

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

 

Recruiter: Angelica Adams || aadams16@covhlth.com

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.

 

 

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