Covenant Health

Job Title
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name



Nurse Supervisor, Emergency Department

Full Time, 80 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.


Emergency Department:

At Parkwest Medical Center we strive to provide outstanding patient care during emergency situations. Our 39-bed Emergency Department provides care to patients experiencing medical emergencies, acute illnesses, and minor trauma. Staff work in a fast-paced environment to quickly assess conditions and stabilize patients in life-threating emergencies such as stroke, cardiac events, or severe injuries as well as less urgent medical issues. The Emergency Department sees around 140 patient visits per day.


Our staff members include RNs, Paramedics, LPNs, ED Techs and Health Unit Coordinators. Our department is high-energy, team-oriented, customer satisfaction focused. We currently use a self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period. Staff work three 12-hour shifts per week, with an every-other-weekend rotation and two Mondays per month. Our night shift RN staff enjoy extra weekends off, as we employ traditional night weekend Baylor RN staff.

If you are team oriented, a critical thinker, enjoy a lively environment and are passionate about saving lives, apply for our ED today!


Position Summary: 

Assists Nurse Manager with the delivery of high quality nursing care and administrative management of the Nursing unit. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Supervisor position.


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



  • Assists in selection, training, orienting, developing and evaluating the performance of the department staff.
  • Maintains operational reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.
  • Assists with coordination and reporting of nursing activities performed on behalf of the patient.
  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical staff and ancillary departments for the purposes of problem solving and quality improvement. Utilizes appropriate lines of communication within the facility.
  • Assists with establishment and implementation of unit goals and objectives are in alignment with the facility and system.
  • Promotes a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care utilizing evidenced based practices.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Facilitates professional development of staff.
  • 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:           

Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing or a related field preferred (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).


Minimum Experience:         

Three (3) years of recent clinical experience. 


Licensure Requirement:      

Must have and maintain Tennessee State registered nurse license. CPR required.


RN License


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