RN- Labor & Delivery
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift
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 (https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/tn/parkwest-medical-center...) as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.
Labor & Delivery
Soon-to-be a 24 bed LDRP with a level I nursery. This means the patients labor, deliver, recovery, and postpartum care will be in the same room. A level I nursery is for well babies only. Infants needing IV placement, extended assistance with oxygenation, etc., are transferred to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. We have a nurse clinician from ETCH on staff 24 hours a day to assist with any infant complications that may arise. We have 12 OB/GYNs at Parkwest who assist their patients with delivery. We are a growing department with an average of 1900 annual deliveries .
Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
+ 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.
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.
Job Title Clin Nurse I
Facility Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name LABOR & DELIVERY