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Covenant Health CLIN NURSE III in Morristown, Tennessee


Registered Nurse, Shift Leader, Surgery Unit

Full Time, 72 hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

May require some days, nights, weekends and holiday's at the discretion of the nurse leader.

Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns . It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at

Position Summary: This position is designed to provide supervisory leadership to staff level employees, coordinating such activities with the department’s Manager. The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement and discretion in performing the duties listed below.


  • Participates in performance appraisal of staff on applicable shift.

  • Participates in hiring process, including providing hiring recommendations to the Manager.

  • Prepares documentation for possible disciplinary actions and makes recommendations for such action to the Manager.

  • Provides recommendations to the Manager for commendations, bonuses, or other appropriate forms of recognition for outstanding performance of employees on applicable shift.

  • Makes work assignments and directs work activities. Coordinates staff relief for meals, breaks, and meetings.

  • Projects staffing needs for next two shifts, coordinating adjustments in staffing level as needed.

  • Serves as clinical resource for all staff.

  • Checks the emergency crash cart or ascertains that the cart has been checked.

  • Provides shift report to next Shift Leader or Charge Nurse.

  • Participates in making work schedules.

  • Completes all charge nurse duties as specified in nursing policy.

  • Provides professional nursing care on assigned unit. Completes, on an annual basis, necessary education and competency documentation for applicable level on the nursing clinical ladder.

  • 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: One (1) year of professional experience.

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



ID 3335850

Facility Morristown-Hamblen Health System

Department Name SURGERY UNIT