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Registered Nurse, Neuroscience, $5K Sign-on Bonus

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024
Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
3982290
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
NEUROSCIENCE UNIT

Overview

Registered Nurse, Neuroscience

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for New Grad RNs

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center we specialize in neurological treatment and hold the longest running comprehensive stroke certification in the region - we provide full cycle, cutting edge stroke treatment including neurosurgical procedures, and neurointerventional radiology. We are a tertiary referral center for stroke and neurological care, meaning other hospitals trust us with their most complex patients.

Neurological medical/surgical floor, 5 North, is located on the fifth floor of the hospital.

As the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Covenant Health, we take great pride in providing exceptional care and timely treatment for our patients.

5 North is a 35 bed unit. We specialize and treat a wide range of neurological conditionals such as, but not limited to: hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes, aneurysms, subdural hematomas, post neurosurgical and interventional radiology cases.

Our team is comprised of RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and PCAs, utilizing each to the top of their scope.

We follow a 12- hour shift, weekends/holidays on a six-week schedule.

Team members utilize a self-scheduling software, and employee requests are then used during the scheduling process to balance and coordinate with the department’s needs.

We pride ourselves in fostering a culture of positivity and team work. Our team has a passion for patient care and loves their coworkers.

If you are passionate about putting patients first, and want to work alongside RN experts in the Neuro field, apply for our Neuro Unit today!

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

If you have any questions, please contact Recruiter: Lacey Spoon || Lspoon2@covhlth.com || 865-374-5404

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 licensure. CPR required.

RN License

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