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Nurse Supervisor, Complex Medical Unit

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

People & HR, Operations
Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Job Title
SUPV NURSING UNIT
ID
3995074
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
MEDICAL UNIT

Overview

Nurse Supervisor, Emergency Department

Full Time, 80 Hours per pay period, Shifts vary (2pm-10pm)

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.

4 Riverstone, Complex Medical Unit:

As a caregiver in Parkwest Medical Center’s Complex Medical Unit, 4 Riverstone, you will meet daily challenges of caring for patients with a wide array of medical conditions. These subspecialties include nephrology, hepatology, immunology, infectious disease, endocrinology, gastroenterology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Nurses on 4 Riverstone have a unique opportunity to work within a collaborative framework with an interdisciplinary team. Patients often have multiple diagnoses including, but not limited to, pneumonia, COPD, CHF, acute and chronic renal failure, cellulitis, gastrointestinal bleeds, acute and chronic liver failure, and other generalized medical conditions. Discharge planning is an important component of the patient’s care; nurses collaborate daily with case managers, social workers, pharmacists, and therapists to develop individual patient care plans. 4 Riverstone provides a professional and stimulating environment where critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork is both nurtured and expected.

Staff members include RN’s, LPN’s, Certified Nurse Assistants, Patient Care Assistants, and Health Unit Coordinators who work together to provide exceptional patient care. Our department is high energy, team orientated, and customer satisfaction is a high priority. We currently use a self-scheduling module that covers a six-week period. Staff work three 12-hour shifts per week with every other weekend rotation. We have a supportive environment and orientation is tailored to you needs.

If you are team minded and enjoy a variety of medical conditions, then our Complex Medical Unit is a place to call home.

Position Summary:

Assists Nurse Manager with the delivery of high quality nursing care and administrative management of the Nursing unit. Fulfills all duties and responsibilities associated with the Nurse Supervisor position.

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

Responsibilities

  • Assists in selection, training, orienting, developing and evaluating the performance of the department staff.
  • Maintains operational reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.
  • Assists with coordination and reporting of nursing activities performed on behalf of the patient.
  • Establishes and maintains communication between the nursing unit, medical staff and ancillary departments for the purposes of problem solving and quality improvement. Utilizes appropriate lines of communication within the facility.
  • Assists with establishment and implementation of unit goals and objectives are in alignment with the facility and system.
  • Promotes a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care utilizing evidenced based practices.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Supervises, institutes, and evaluates nursing interventions and documentation.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Works collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure patient care is timely, efficient, and effective.
  • Facilitates professional development of staff.
  • 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:

Graduate of accredited nursing program required; possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing or a related field preferred (required within 3 years in position or effective date of job description).

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of recent clinical experience.

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State registered nurse license. CPR required.

RN License

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