Covenant Health Clin Nurse III in Sevierville, Tennessee
Registered Nurse, Medical Unit
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
LeConte Medical Center Overview:
LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility athttps://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.
As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:
unmatched medical insurance,
student loan repayment assistance,
leadership and professional development programs;
an employer-matched 401(k); and
a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program .
The Medical Unit at LeConte Medical Center is our largest with 42 spacious and modern rooms. In this unit, you will see both patients who are recovering from surgeries as well as those suffering from various illnesses, thus requiring a well-rounded knowledge base for caregivers. The culture of this unit is an energetic one with a warm and welcoming, team environment. Whether you are looking to start your career as an RN, CNA or HUC or have years of experience, our medical unit is a team you’d be proud to call your work family.
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
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.
Evaluates plan of care.
Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
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.
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:Valid Tennessee RN license. CPR required.
Job Title Clin Nurse III
Facility LeConte Medical Center
Department Name MEDICAL UNIT