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Covenant Health CLIN NURSE I in Knoxville, Tennessee

Overview

Registered Nurse, Critical Care

Full Time, 72 Hours per pay period, Day Shift

Parkwest Overview:

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.

Critical Care Unit:

Our Critical Care is a 30 bed unit offering comprehensive care. The Critical Care Department at Parkwest (http://www.treatedwell.com/) includes the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), and Coronary Care Unit (CCU). All units provide 24-hour constant observation.

Position Summary:

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

Recruiter:Angelica Adams || aadams16@covhlth.com || 865-373-1106

Responsibilities

  • Completes nursing history and initiates patient education.

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members.

  • Implements plan of care appropriate to diagnosis. Evaluates care outcomes.

  • Problem solves and coordinates unit/patient care assignments, with supervision.

  • Introduces new employees/students to unit routines.

  • Participates on unit-based committees.

  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills (checklist) 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:

New graduate, within first (1st) year of orientation (move to level II after one (1) Year experience).

Licensure Requirement:

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

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Job Title CLIN NURSE I

ID 3930631

Department Name CRITICAL CARE UNIT

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