Covenant Health

Job Title
Shift Leader CN III
ID
3409744
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY-GYN-SURG

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Post Operative Surgical and Oncology

$5K Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

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.

 

Oncology-Gyn-Surg:

Parkwest’s Oncology-Gynecological-Surgical unit consists of 36 beds inside our most recent expansion, the Dogwood Tower, which opened in December 2019. Our Oncology and post-surgical unit at Parkwest houses patients with a variety of medical diagnoses and also serves as a general post-surgical floor. We specialize in oncological care, and are strongly passionate in providing a healing environment for our patients while maximizing our clinical quality and efficiency. Once experienced on our floor, our nurses can undergo training to administer chemotherapy to further care for our oncology population.

 

We also care for post-op surgery patients who will need surgical incision care, drain care, ostomy and ileal conduit care, blood product and TPN administration. Among a skilled interdisciplinary group, The RN serves as a guide, healer, collaborator, teacher, leader and sentry to their patients.

 

Staff members include RN’s, LPN’s, Certified Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Assistants and Health Unit Coordinators who work together to provide exceptional patient care.  Our department is high energy, team oriented and customer satisfaction is a high priority. We currently use a preferred self-scheduling module that covers a six week period.  Staff work three 12-hour shifts per week with an every other weekend rotation and every other major holiday.

 

2 Dogwood welcomes staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to the experienced healthcare professional.   We have a supportive environment and orientation is tailored to your needs.

 

If you are team minded and enjoy a variety of medical conditions, then 2 Dogwood is a place to call home. 

 

Position Summary:

This position is designed to provide supervisory leadership to staff level employees, coordinating such activities with the department’s Manager.  The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement and discretion in performing the duties listed below.

 

Recruiter: Angelica Adams || aadams16@covhlth.com || 865-373-1106

Responsibilities

  • Participates in performance appraisal of staff on applicable shift.
  • Participates in hiring process, including providing hiring recommendations to the Manager.
  • Prepares documentation for possible disciplinary actions and makes recommendations for such action to the Manager.
  • Provides recommendations to the Manager for commendations, bonuses, or other appropriate forms of recognition for outstanding performance of employees on applicable shift.
  • Makes work assignments and directs work activities. Coordinates staff relief for meals, breaks, and meetings.
  • Projects staffing needs for next two shifts, coordinating adjustments in staffing level as needed.
  • Serves as clinical resource for all staff.
  • Checks the emergency crash cart or ascertains that the cart has been checked.
  • Provides shift report to next Shift Leader or Charge Nurse.
  • Participates in making work schedules.
  • Completes all charge nurse duties as specified in nursing policy.
  • Demonstrates competency in critical skills, including demonstration of competency in addressing the age-specific needs of the patient population served.
  • Provides professional nursing care on assigned unit.
  • 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:

Must possess at least one to three (1-3) years of professional experience.

 

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State nursing licensure. CPR required.

 

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