Covenant Health

Job Title
SHIFT LEADER CN III
ID
3826418
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY

Overview

 

Cov Hlth Fort Sanders Regional logo

Registered Nurse, Shift leader, Oncology

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for experienced RNs 

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift 

 

 

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer.  We work very closely with Thompson Cancer survival Center and Tennessee Cancer specialists and specialize in the treatment of the oncology patient including those who are receiving inpatient chemotherapy and other hematology disorders, blood transfusions or end of life care. 

 

The Oncology Unit (8 North) at Fort Sanders is a 34 bed unit providing care for medical surgical patients with a specialization in Oncology. 

 

Our staff consists of RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs who work together to provide exceptional patient care.  We have a supportive environment and orientation tailored to your needs. 

 

If you are passionate about caring for medical surgical patients with a specialization in oncology, apply today!

 

Position Summary:

This position is designed to provide supervisory leadership to staff level employees, coordinating such activities with the department’s Manager.  The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement and discretion in performing the duties listed below.

 

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

Responsibilities

 

  • Participates in performance appraisal of staff on applicable shift.
  • Participates in hiring process, including providing hiring recommendations to the Manager.
  • Prepares documentation for possible disciplinary actions and makes recommendations for such action to the Manager.
  • Provides recommendations to the Manager for commendations, bonuses, or other appropriate forms of recognition for outstanding performance of employees on applicable shift.
  • Makes work assignments and directs work activities. Coordinates staff relief for meals, breaks, and meetings.
  • Projects staffing needs for next two shifts, coordinating adjustments in staffing level as needed.
  • Serves as clinical resource for all staff.
  • Checks the emergency crash cart or ascertains that the cart has been checked.
  • Provides shift report to next Shift Leader or Charge Nurse.
  • Participates in making work schedules.
  • Completes all charge nurse duties as specified in nursing policy.
  • Demonstrates competency in critical skills, including demonstration of competency in addressing the age-specific needs of the patient population served.
  • Provides professional nursing care on assigned unit.
  • 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 to three (1-3) years of professional experience.

 

Licensure Requirement:

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

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