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Covenant Health Clin Nurse III in Knoxville, Tennessee

Overview

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Department (ER)

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Variable Shifts

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center we strive to provide outstanding patient care during emergent situations. The brand new Emergency Department at our hospital consists of 50 beds for providing such care. Nurses in our emergency department work in a very fast paced environment to quickly assess conditions and stabilize patients in life-threatening emergencies such as strokes, heart attacks or severe injuries as well as less urgent medical issues.

Fort Sanders Regional has the longest running comprehensive stroke certification in the region, meaning that our ED is trusted to care for a large portion of the areas stoke patients.

As an RN in the Emergency Department, you will perform a variety of tasks such as advanced assessments, administering life-saving medications, as well as providing holistic care for the community. In addition to having excellent critical thinking skills, our ideal candidate will also possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism. Because of this, nurses in our emergency department are encouraged to become an emergency certified registered nurse or comprehensive stroke registered nurse. If you choose to become certified, our organization can help with the cost of your testing, as well as pay you a yearly bonus for taking the next step in your career.

If you are passionate about saving lives and caring for the members of your community, apply for our ER today.

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 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.

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.

Miniumum Experience:Minimum of three (3) years professional experience.

Licensure Requirement:Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

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Job Title Clin Nurse III

ID 3318668

Facility Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Department Name EMERGENCY ROOM

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