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Clin Nurse I

Overview

RN- Labor & Delivery

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. 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 .

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

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.

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Job Title Clin Nurse I

ID 3549958

Facility Parkwest Medical Center

Department Name LABOR & DELIVERY

Clin Nurse I

Full time
Knoxville, TN

Published on 09/17/2022

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