Covenant Health

Job Title
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Registered Nurse, Float Pool

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus 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.


Float Pool:

At Parkwest Medical Center, our nursing Float Pool consist of an amazing team of nurses, patient care assistants and health unit coordinators with a wide skill set that are trained to staff all acute care units and/or specialty units in our hospital.


Acute Care Units include:

            Oncology, Post Surgical

            Orthopedic-Neuro, Bariatric

            Cardiac Specialty

            Cardio-Thoracic Surgical

            Complex Medical Unit

            Acute Renal, Pulmonary    

            Senior Behavioral Health


Specialty Units include:

            Emergency Department

            Critical Care


Our float pool exists to help out every unit throughout our facility during times of ever-changing patient census and staffing needs. We require at least one year of recent RN experience to join our float pool.  As an incentive for the flexible nature of our positions, we offer an additional differential to all float pool employees.


As a staff member in our float pool, you will perform a variety of tasks. Because our staff move from unit to unit, it is important that our staff have a positive patient centered attitude, can be flexible, and take initiative to deliver exceptional care.  In addition to having excellent critical thinking skills, our ideal candidate will also possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.


Our float pool department has a supportive environment and orientation is tailored to your needs. We want to grow employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism.


If you are passionate about putting patients first and you think variety is the spice of life, apply for our float pool today!


Position Summary:

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


Recruiter: Angelica Adams || || 865-374-5405


  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team.
  • Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.
  • Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.
  • 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: 

Minimum of three (3) years professional experience


Licensure Requirement:

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


RN license


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