Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
FSR EVG RN Observation Day
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
Observation Unit

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Observation Unit

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center we strive to provide outstanding patient care during emergent situations.

 

The 'Observation Unit' is a new addition to the Fort Sanders family.  It comprises of a fast past comprehensive clinical unit that will support all specialties. This 24 bed unit is critical to support patient flow and expedite care to our patients.

The Observations Unit will be a driving force between ED/Inpatient care, therefore strong communication and collaboration will be a strong focus to drive the overall performance.

 

Come be a part of this new journey, as we continue to expand this department. This unit is also a great stepping stone for nurses that want to eventually work in ICU or ER.

 

Position Summary:

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

 

For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || eyoung9@covhlth.com || 865-374-5404

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). ED Experience preferred

 

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

 

RN license

RN license

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