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Registered Nurse, Shift Leader, Emergency Department, $5K Sign-On Bonus

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Job Title
SHIFT LEADER CN III
ID
4007741
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
EMERGENCY ROOM

Overview

Registered Nurse, Shift Leader, Emergency Department

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

FullTime, 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. 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:

This position is designed to provide supervisory leadership to staff level employees, coordinating such activities with the department’s Manager. The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement and discretion in performing the duties listed below.

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

Responsibilities

  • Participates in performance appraisal of staff on applicable shift.
  • Participates in hiring process, including providing hiring recommendations to the Manager.
  • Prepares documentation for possible disciplinary actions and makes recommendations for such action to the Manager.
  • Provides recommendations to the Manager for commendations, bonuses, or other appropriate forms of recognition for outstanding performance of employees on applicable shift.
  • Makes work assignments and directs work activities. Coordinates staff relief for meals, breaks, and meetings.
  • Projects staffing needs for next two shifts, coordinating adjustments in staffing level as needed.
  • Serves as clinical resource for all staff.
  • Checks the emergency crash cart or ascertains that the cart has been checked.
  • Provides shift report to next Shift Leader or Charge Nurse.
  • Participates in making work schedules.
  • Completes all charge nurse duties as specified in nursing policy.
  • Demonstrates competency in critical skills, including demonstration of competency in addressing the age-specific needs of the patient population served.
  • Provides professional nursing care on assigned unit.
  • 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 to three (1-3) years of professional experience.

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State nursing licensure. CPR required.

RN license

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