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Supv Nursing Unit
Parkwest Medical Center
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Supervisor Nursing Unit, 5 Riverstone Cardiology Unit

$5K Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift, 3 pm - 11 pm or 2 pm - 10 pm 



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.


5 Riverstone Cardiology

5 Riverstone is a 44-bed unit located on the top floor of Parkwest Medical Center. The 5 Riverstone family is a diverse group of hardworking, dedicated individuals who use humor and teamwork to navigate our day-to-day work environment.


As a part of the 5R team, you will care for a large variety of patients including cardiac, pulmonary, and renal. Nurses on 5R can use their cardiac telemetry skills, operate various forms of oxygen delivery methods including stable tracheostomies (no ventilator patients), and care for pre/post hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. The patient population on our unit is highly varied from self-care patients requiring only a work-up to total care patients. Our nurses collaborate daily with case managers, social workers, pharmacists, and therapists to develop individual patient care plans. 5 Riverstone provides a professional and stimulating environment where critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork are both nurtured and expected.

Our team includes high-quality RNs, LPNs, Patient Care Assistants, and Health Unit Coordinators.  Our staff rotates every other holiday and weekend. We utilize a preferred self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period to allow for flexibility. We welcome staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to experienced healthcare professionals. Come join our amazing team on 5 Riverstone! 


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.


Recruiter: Angelica Adams || || 865-373-1106


  • 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.


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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