Covenant Health

Job Title
Clinical Nurse II
ID
3562934
Facility
Fort Loudon Medical Center
Department Name
EMERGENCY ROOM

Overview

LMACTV

RN, Emergency Department

 

Full Time, 72 hours per pay period, Day shift

 

Emergency care of patients of all ages in the Emergency Department.  The new state of the art Emergency Department is a 12 bed unit with an average of 60 patient visits per day. Our staff members include RNs, and PCA`s. We have a family oriented environment and work well as a team.

 

Position Summary:

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

 

Responsibilities

  • Correlates patient history and support systems across continuum of care.
  • Completes nursing history and initiates patient education.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams making recommendations to facilitate patient care.
  • Implements plan of care appropriate to diagnosis and patient needs. Evaluates outcomes.
  • Resolves issues regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Supports Clin Nurse III/Clinical Coach in orienting/precepting new employees and students as directed.
  • Demonstrates active participation in unit and/or facility activities that facilitate achievement of department/facility goals and quality initiatives.
  • 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.

 

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

 

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

 

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