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CLIN NURSE II

Overview

Registered Nurse, Orthopedic-Neuro, Bariatric

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

Full Time, 72 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. 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.

3 Dogwood, Orthopedic-Neuro, Bariatric:

Parkwest’s 3 Dogwood is a 36-bed unit specializing in Orthopedic Joint/Spine and Bariatrics. It is located inside our most recent expansion, the Dogwood Tower, which opened in December 2019. 3 Dogwood is a fast-paced unit with an average stay of 23 hours or less for the Joint and Bariatric patients.

A typical day on this unit may include pain management and drain monitoring to mobilizing a patient day-of surgery and sending them home! Parkwest’s orthopedic and spine program have been recognized both nationally and regionally for excellent outcomes and outstanding quality. The most engaging part about 3 Dogwood is the teamwork. Nurses on our orthopedic-spine, bariatric unit are members of an integral team of health professionals including RNs, LPNs, SNAs, CNAs, HUCs, PTs, OTs and Clinical Dietitians. As a unit, they all work very closely together to make the patients their number one focus and to provide excellent patient care and outcomes.

We utilize a preferred self-scheduling model that covers a six-week period to allow for flexibility. Staff rotate every other major holiday and weekend. 3 Dogwood welcome’s 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. Come join our amazing team on 3 Dogwood!

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; 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:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

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Job Title CLIN NURSE II

ID 3607552

Facility Parkwest Medical Center

Department Name ORTHO-NEURO UNIT


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