Covenant Health

Job Title
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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RN Special Projects Coordinator, Nursing Administration - Cardiac Adm Support

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


Covenant Health is the region's top performing healthcare network. Each of our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region.


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.



Position Summary: 

Responsible for creating and maintaining policies & procedures, development and monitoring of patient quality/safety processes resulting in  overall quality of nursing care provided by the nursing staff. Works autonomously and confidentially. Advanced computer skills are a necessity. Responsible for identifying staff needs and foster the concept of patient centered care along with Managers and Educators.


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



  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program and safety standards.
  • Participates in organization and functions of nursing and hospital organizations.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with all administrative, nursing, medical and paramedical personnel.
  • Ability to coordinate, direct and motivate personnel under his/her supervision.
  • Demonstrate initiative, insight and judgment in making decisions.
  • Provide leadership in solving problems.
  • Assure maintenance of adequate records of patients and evaluation of adequacy of hospital environment and individual needs.
  • Assist in planning and implementing educational programs for all levels.
  • Participates in the development and control of the budget for the department.
  • Develop and maintain a staffing plan which promotes utilization of all personnel.
  • Participates in monthly meetings and other committees as required.
  •  Acts as a consultant to hospital nursing staff and provides in-service education upon request.
  • Provides leadership and direction to staff, and acts as a resource person in all aspects of planning and implementation.
  • Evaluates staff performance according to hospital and nursing guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned and special projects as identified by nursing administration.


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:          Five (5) years of experience in nursing.  Two (2) years previous supervisory experience required.


Licensure Requirement:       Must have current Tennessee nursing license.



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