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Registered Nurse, GI Lab Endoscopy, $5K Sign-on Bonus

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Job Title
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


Registered Nurse, GI Lab Endoscopy

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for 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. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.

GI Lab Endoscopy:

The GI Lab is a fast paced environment consisting of four Endoscopy Suites and one Bronchoscopy Suite. Procedures performed include (but not limited to): colonoscopies, egd, ercp, manometry, pill cam studies, BRAVO studies, bronchoscopy, EBUS and navigation. We service both outpatient and inpatients. Our team consists of primarily RNs with a minimum of 3 or more years nursing experience. BLS and ACLS required. Our team also includes scope techs and a certified Endo Tech. Nursing responsibilities rotate within the department include pre op, intra procedure, post op and occasional scope room. Our department operates Monday - Friday with after hour, weekend and holiday call coverage. Call requirement for RNs run approximately every 6th weekend (Friday evening to Monday morning). Approximately one night of a call per week and holiday rotation.

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


  • 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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