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Registered Nurse, Critical Care Unit, $5K Sign-on Bonus

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
Job Title
CLIN NURSE II
ID
4025666
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
CRITICAL CARE UNIT

Overview

Registered Nurse, Critical Care Unit

$5,000 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.

2 Riverstone, Critical Care Unit:

Parkwest Critical Care Unit (CCU) is located on the second floor of Parkwest Medical Center’s main hospital. As one of the area’s top-performing heart hospitals, we take great pride in providing exceptional care and timely treatment to our patients.

The CCU is a 30-bed department comprised of 20 medical, surgical, neurological, and renal beds and 10 dedicated Cardiovascular Intensive Care (CVICU) beds. The department is a locked unit for the safety and privacy of our critically ill patients. We specialize in high-level care to critically ill patients with life-threatening conditions, including Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). Our CVICU specializes in the care of patients requiring Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) procedures, Impellas, and Intra-aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP).

We follow a 12- hour shift, weekends/holidays on a six-week schedule. Team members utilize a self-scheduling model, 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, teamwork, and always putting our patient’s needs first.

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

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills 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 licensure. CPR required.

RN License

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