Covenant Health

Job Title
CLIN NURSE II
ID
3816785
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
INTERMEDIATE CARE UN

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Cardio- Thoracic Surgical Unit

$10,000 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.

 

3 Riverstone, Cardio- Thoracic Surgical Unit:

The Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Unit consists of 17 monitored step-down telemetry beds.

 

Our primary scope of service is provision of direct care to patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass surgery, TAVR, Mitral Valve Clipping, VATS procedures, Thoracotomies, and Vascular procedures.

 

We have long-term staff members because of the culture and teamwork on our floor. The physicians see this as well and trust the judgment of our team.

Our team includes high-quality Registered Nurses, Patient Care Assistants, and Health Unit Coordinators. Our staff work 12-hour shifts, 3 days per week and rotate every other weekend and holiday. We have a modified self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period to allow for flexibility. We welcome staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to seasoned healthcare professionals. Come join our amazing team on 3 Riverstone!

 

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

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills 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:

Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience

 

Licensure Requirement:

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

 

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