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Clin Nurse II

Overview

RN - Intermediate Care Unit

Part Time, 48 Hours Per Pay Period, Day 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.

Intermediate Care Unit

The Cardiac Specialty Unit (aka: Intermediate Care Unit) consists of 33 telemetry beds. This unit treats patients presenting chest pain or unstable angina, as well as those recovering from placement of cardiac stents, permanent pacemakers, or AICDs. The top three admitting diagnoses are coronary atherosclerosis, chest pain, and intermediate coronary syndrome. We have long term staff members because of our culture and teamwork on our floor. The physicians see this as well and trust the judgment of our team. We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of every other weekend and every other holiday. 3 days per week, 12-hour shifts .

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 II

ID 3420981

Facility Parkwest Medical Center

Department Name INTERMEDIATE CARE UN

Clin Nurse II

Full time
Knoxville, TN

Published on 09/17/2022

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