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Clinic Nurse, Roane Surgical Group, $5K Sign-on Bonus

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024
Job Title
Covenant Medical Management
Department Name
Roane Surgical Group


Clinical Nurse, Roane Surgical Group (Harriman, TN)

$5K Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RN's

Full time, 80 Hours per pay period, Day shift


Covenant Medical Group is Covenant Health’s employed and managed medical practice organization, with more than 300 top Physicians and providers spanning the continuum of care in 20 cities throughout East Tennessee. Specialties include cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, primary care, pulmonology, reproductive medicine, rheumatology, sleep medicine and urology.

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care within an outpatient clinic setting and coordinates care planning with other disciplines as appropriate. The position is needed to provide patient care: Triage office patients by taking vitals and weight; administers patient medications per provider order/policy; orient, instructs, and trains assigned personnel as needed; performs wound care and wound assessment for providers; assures test results are received and relayed to patient in a timely manner; demonstrates AIDET; document interventions with patient/family; provides patient education materials; tirages phone calls and urgency of appointments; ensures adequate stock; monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records; maintains confidentiality in matters regarding the practice, its patients, and employees; ability to use a variety of office equipment including but not limited to telephone, computer, fax, stethoscope, scales, thermometers, blood pressure cuff, etc.; maintains a clean and sanitary work area; maintains equipment in clean operating condition; performs referrals and pre-certifications as needed and where applicable, scheduling, answering phones, follow policies, procedures and safety standards; completes education assignments annually and works toward achieving goals and objectives and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested; performs other duties as assigned.

Recruiter: Mark Fity || mfity@covhlth.com || 865-374-8110


  • Adheres to established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program and safety standards.
  • Precepts new employees/students as needed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with office manager or clinical instructor/supervisor.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental objectives and infection control policies.
  • Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment. Accurately records history and performs basic triage procedures per policy.
  • After retrieving condition of patients, creates nursing history and discusses recommendations for appropriate interventions to appropriate practitioner.
  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy by using the AIDET fundamentals of communication.
  • Assists providers with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families during their visit.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and well-maintained equipment.
  • Inspects area daily for compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and standards and takes corrective action when violations occur
  • Schedules all outside patient appointments per physician order and relays accurately to patients.
  • Take calls from hospitals/nursing homes and relays appropriate information to practitioner in a timely manner.
  • Assure test results are received and relayed to the patient in a timely manner.
  • Completes medical orientation checklist.
  • Initiates appropriate patient education.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Implements care appropriate to diagnosis and per physician order.
  • Problem solves and coordinates clinic patient care with physician supervision.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Collaborate with the patient, physician and other care team members as part of a team based approach to overall patient care.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


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 of professional nursing experience.

Licensure Requirement:

Must have a valid Tennessee RN license. CPR, OSHA training annually


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