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RN-Weekend Baylor
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
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Registered Nurse-Weekend Baylor, Oncology

$5,000 Sign-on bonus for experienced RNs

Full Time, 78 hours per pay period, Night shift


With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 283 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 12 intermediate care beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • Over 250 active and courtesy physicians
  • Over 800 employees

Department Overview:

Quality patient care, compassion, and safety are what we live and stand by. We support each other no matter what each shift brings. Our work family is an amazing example that together we are indeed better. Our patient mix is made of approximately 30 to 50 percent of our inpatient cases and Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy as deemed appropriate by our physicians. The remaining census consists of Medical/Surgical patients We also provide supportive/palliative care, which can involve transitioning to Hospice/End of Life Care. We also provide support to families and loved ones during this very difficult time. We are able to accommodate 32 patients with 16 telemetry monitors on our floor.



Assume direct responsibility and accountability for, and authority of, the nursing care of all patients assigned.


Recruiter: Madeline Fornadel  || || 865-374-5387


  • Assesses and identifies the patient's physiological and psycho-social problems and needs.
  • Develops an individualized plan of nursing care for each patient in which goals, in terms of measurable outcomes, are stated.
  • Ensures that nursing care plan is consistent with the medical plan and adheres to accepted current standards of care and practice.
  • Makes appropriate assignments to team members by utilizing patient acuity data, and maintains accountability for members under his/her direction.
  • Ensures nursing care adheres to current hospital/departmental policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Demonstrates principles of infection control and collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Participates in the orientation of new personnel.
  • Assists clinical instructors in providing learning experiences for nursing students.
  • Documents review and/or revision of each assigned patient's plan of care at least every 24 hours.
  • NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned.



Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must have knowledge of:

  • Etiology, pathophysiology and prognosis for illnesses and health problems;
  • The nursing process;
  • The management process;
  • Current developments in nursing;
  • Hospital functions, policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to nursing service.

For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.



Previous experience in department specialty preferred.



Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, or have a temporary permit to practice. Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS). 


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