Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
3383905
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
POST INTERVENTN UNIT

Overview

 

Parkwest

 

 

RN- Post Intervention Unit

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.

 

Post Intervention Unit:

The Cardiac Specialty Unit  consists of 33 telemetry beds. This unit treats patients presenting chest pain or unstable angina, as well as those recovering from placement of cardiac stents, permanent pacemakers, or AICDs. The top three admitting diagnoses are coronary atherosclerosis, chest pain, and intermediate coronary syndrome. We have long term staff members because of our culture and teamwork on our floor. The physicians see this as well and trust the judgment of our team.We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of every other weekend and every otherholiday. 3 days per week, 12-hour shifts.

 

Position Summary: 

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

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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