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Registered Nurse, Cardio- Thoracic Surgical Unit, $30K Sign-on Bonus

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024
Job Title
CLIN NURSE II
ID
3830783
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
INTERMEDIATE CARE UN

Overview

Registered Nurse, Cardio- Thoracic Surgical Unit

$30,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night 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.

3 Riverstone, Cardio- Thoracic Surgical Unit:

The Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Unit consists of 17 monitored step-down telemetry beds.

Our primary scope of service is provision of direct care to patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass surgery, TAVR, Mitral Valve Clipping, VATS procedures, Thoracotomies, and Vascular procedures.

We have long-term staff members because of the culture and teamwork on our floor. The physicians see this as well and trust the judgment of our team.

Our team includes high-quality Registered Nurses, Patient Care Assistants, and Health Unit Coordinators. Our staff work 12-hour shifts, 3 days per week and rotate every other weekend and holiday. We have a modified self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period to allow for flexibility. We welcome staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to seasoned healthcare professionals. Come join our amazing team on 3 Riverstone!

Position Summary:

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

Recruiter: Angelica Adams || aadams16@covhlth.com || 865-374-5405

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:

Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN license. CPR required

RN license

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