Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
FSR EVG RN Neuro ICU Night
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
Neuro Intensive Care Unit


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Registered Nurse, Neuro Intensive Care

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus for experienced RNs

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift


Neurological Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is located on the fifth floor in the Center for Advance Medicine (CAM) building conjoined with Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center main hospital. As the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Covenant Health, we take great pride in providing exceptional care and timely treatment for our patients.


The NICU is a 23 bed department comprised of the Neuro ICU and the Neuro Step-Down unit. The department is a locked unit for the safety and privacy of our critically ill patients. We specialize and treat a wide range of neurological conditionals such as, but not limited to: hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes, aneurysms, subdural hematomas, post neurosurgical and interventional radiology cases.


We follow a 12- hour shift, weekends/holidays on a six-week schedule. Team members utilize a self-scheduling software, and employee requests are then used during the scheduling process to balance and coordinate with the department’s needs.

We pride ourselves in fostering a culture of positivity and team work. Our team has a passion for patient care and loves their coworkers.


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 || || 865-331-2572



  • 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.


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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