Covenant Health

Job Title
Supv Nursing Unit
ID
3507978
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
SURGERY

Overview

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Supervisor Nursing Unit- Surgery

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Variable Shifts

 

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.

 

Surgery:

Parkwest Surgery is a growing cutting edge facility. The latest expansion will total 30 surgery suites. Specialties include orthopedics, cardio-vascular, robotics, gyn and urology services.   Parkwest surgery is a fast paced, exciting environment. We encourage our staff through educational opportunities such as specializing in a particular service or advancing their practice. Parkwest surgery and leadership also offers students the ability to receive clinical hours for surgical scrub techs, nurses, physicians assistants and medical students.

 

Position Summary: Assists Nurse Manager with the delivery of high quality nursing care and administrative management of the Nursing unit. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Supervisor position.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in selection, training, orienting, developing and evaluating the performance of the department staff.
  • Maintains operational reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.
  • Assists with coordination and reporting of nursing activities performed on behalf of the patient.
  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical staff and ancillary departments for the purposes of problem solving and quality improvement. Utilizes appropriate lines of communication within the facility.
  • Assists with establishment and implementation of unit goals and objectives are in alignment with the facility and system.
  • Promotes a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care utilizing evidenced based practices.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Facilitates professional development of staff.
  • 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: Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing or a related field preferred (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).

 

Minimum Experience: Three (3) years of recent clinical experience. OR experience prefered

 

Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State registered nurse license. CPR required.

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