RN - Ortho-Neuro Unit
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Since admitting our first patient in 1973, Parkwest has been at the vanguard of healthcare in East Tennessee. We are an eight-time Top 100 Heart Hospital and have received multiple awards for excellence in emergency care, clinical practice, and patient satisfaction. Learn more about our professional accolades.
Parkwest’s 3 Dogwood houses our Orthopedic Center of Excellence and Bariatric Center of Excellence. It consists of 36 beds inside our most recent expansion, the Dogwood Tower, which opened in December 2019. 3 Dogwood is a fast-paced unit that treats post-surgical joint replacements, spine interventions, and bariatric surgical patients.
A typical day on this unit may include pain management and drain monitoring to mobilizing a patient day-of surgery and sending them home! Parkwest’s orthopedic and spine program have been recognized both nationally and regionally for excellent outcomes and outstanding quality. The most engaging part about 3 Dogwood is the teamwork. Nurses on our orthopedic-spine, bariatric unit are members of an integral team of health professionals including RNs, LPNs, SNAs, CNAs, HUCs, PTs, OTs and Clinical Dietitians. As a unit, they all work very closely together to make the patients their number one focus and to provide excellent patient care and outcomes.
We utilize a preferred self-scheduling module that covers a six week period to allow for flexibility. Staff rotate every other major holiday and weekend. 3 Dogwood welcome’s 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. Come join our amazing team on 3 Dogwood!
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit and coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
Recruiter: Angelica Adams || email@example.com || 865-373-1106
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: Valid Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.
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