Clinical Nurse- Medical Step Down / 5k Sign on Bonus
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.
Medical Step Down:
This is a 26 bed unit, which includes up to 8 step down beds. Professional, fun, challenging and exciting work environment. We get it done and have fun in the process! Our team always puts our patients first. We have a modified self-schedule with a requirement of every other weekend for new grads, 3 days per week at 12 hours .
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
Recruiter: Angelica Adams || email@example.com || 865-373-1106
+ Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
+ Assesses needs of patient and family.
+ Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
+ Recommends interventions.
+ Evaluates plan of care.
+ Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
+ Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
+ Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team.
+ Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
+ Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.
+ Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.
+ 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: Minimum of three (3) years professional experience.
Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required
Job Title Clin Nurse II
Facility Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name HEART-LUNG-VASCULAR