Covenant Health

Job Title
CLIN NURSE I
ID
3677742
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY-GYN-SURG

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Oncology, Post Surgical Unit

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs 

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day 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. Annually Parkwest is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of Tennessee's “Top 10” hospitals.

 

2 Dogwood, Oncology, Post Surgical Unit:

Parkwest’s Oncology-Gynecological-Surgical unit consists of 36 beds inside our most recent expansion, the Dogwood Tower, which opened in December 2019. Our Oncology and Post-Surgical Unit at Parkwest houses patients with a variety of medical diagnoses and also serves as a general post-surgical floor. We specialize in oncological care and are strongly passionate in providing a healing environment for our patients while maximizing our clinical quality and efficiency. Once experienced on our floor, our nurses can undergo training to administer chemotherapy to further care for our oncology population.

 

We also care for post-op surgery patients who will need surgical incision care, drain care, ostomy and ileal conduit care, blood product, and TPN administration. Among a skilled-interdisciplinary group, the RN serves as a guide, healer, collaborator, teacher, leader, and sentry to their patients.

 

Staff members include RN’s, LPN’s, Certified Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Assistants and Health Unit Coordinators who work together to provide exceptional patient care. Our department is high energy, team oriented and customer satisfaction focused. We currently use a preferred self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period. Staff work three 12-hour shifts per week with an every-other-weekend rotation and every other major holiday.

 

2 Dogwood welcomes staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to the experienced healthcare professional. We have a supportive environment and orientation is tailored to your needs.

 

If you are team minded and enjoy working with a variety of medical conditions, then 2 Dogwood is a place to call home.

 

Position Summary:

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

 

Recruiter: Angelica Adams || aadams16@covhlth.com || 865-374-5405

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.

 

RN license

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