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CLIN NURSE II

Overview

Registered Nurse, Oncology, Post Surgical Unit

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

PRN/OCC, Hours vary, 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 (https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/tn/parkwest-medical-center...) as one of Tennessee's “Top 10” hospitals.

2 Dogwood, Oncology, Post Surgical Unit:

Parkwest’s Oncology-Gynecological-Surgical unit consists of 36 beds inside our most recent expansion, the Dogwood Tower, which opened in December 2019. Our Oncology and Post-Surgical Unit at Parkwest houses patients with a variety of medical diagnoses and also serves as a general post-surgical floor. We specialize in oncological care and are strongly passionate in providing a healing environment for our patients while maximizing our clinical quality and efficiency. Once experienced on our floor, our nurses can undergo training to administer chemotherapy to further care for our oncology population.

We also care for post-op surgery patients who will need surgical incision care, drain care, ostomy and ileal conduit care, blood product, and TPN administration. Among a skilled-interdisciplinary group, the RN serves as a guide, healer, collaborator, teacher, leader, and sentry to their patients.

Staff members include RN’s, LPN’s, Certified Nursing Assistants, Patient Care Assistants and Health Unit Coordinators who work together to provide exceptional patient care. Our department is high energy, team oriented and customer satisfaction focused. We currently use a preferred self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period. Staff work three 12-hour shifts per week with an every-other-weekend rotation and every other major holiday.

2 Dogwood welcomes staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to the experienced healthcare professional. We have a supportive environment and orientation is tailored to your needs.

If you are team minded and enjoy working with a variety of medical conditions, then 2 Dogwood is a place to call home.

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit and 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:

Valid Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

RN license

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Job Title CLIN NURSE II

ID 4007590

Facility Parkwest Medical Center

Department Name ONCOLOGY-GYN-SURG


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