Covenant Health

Job Title
Clinical Nurse I
ID
3649969
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
EMERGENCY ROOM

Overview

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Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night 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.

 

Emergency Room:

At Parkwest Medical Center we strive to provide outstanding patient care during emergency situations. Our 39-bed Emergency Department provides care to patients experiencing medical emergencies, acute illnesses, and minor trauma. Staff works in a fast-paced environment to quickly assess conditions and stabilize patients in life-threatening emergencies such as stroke, cardiac events, severe injuries, as well as less urgent medical issues. The Emergency Department evaluates approximately 140 patients per day.

 

Our staff members include RNs, Paramedics, LPNs, ED Techs, and Health Unit Coordinators. Our department is high energy, and team-oriented, and customer satisfaction is a high priority.  We currently use a self-scheduling module that covers a six-week period. Staff work three 12-hour shifts per week with an every other weekend rotation and two Mondays per month. Our night shift nursing staff enjoy extra weekends off as we employ traditional night weekend Baylor RN staff.

 

If you are a team-oriented, critical thinker, who enjoys a lively pace work environment, and you are passionate about saving lives, apply to join our ED today!

 

Position Summary:

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

 

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

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 licensure. CPR required.

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