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Clinical Nurse I

Company: Covenant Health
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Clinical Nurse II, Oncology-GYN-Surgery--Full Time,-- 72 Hours per pay period, Day ShiftWe are a fast-paced, energetic and fun group on this unit!--Our unit consists of 44 beds. We have a wide variety of patients that provide opportunities for our RNs to build skills and knowledge base. We have post-op surgery patients who will need surgical incision care, JP drains, ileostomy, colostomy, ileal conduits, NG tubes, patients with epidurals, PCAs, infusions of blood products, TPN, and chemotherapy. Schedules: We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of six weekend shifts over a six week period. After 1-year new graduates can become chemo certified. Position Summary:-- Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit and 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:-- Valid Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.RN license.

Keywords: Covenant Health, Knoxville , Clinical Nurse I, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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