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RN-Weekend Baylor

Company: Covenant Health Inc.
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Registered Nurse-Weekend Baylor, Cardiology Unit

5K Sign-on bonus for qualifying candidates

Full Time, 78 hours per pay period, Day shift

With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

+ 301 licensed beds

+ 25 ICU beds

+ 8 step-down beds

+ 38 emergency suites

+ 2 cath labs

+ 1 electrophysiology lab

+ 8 LDRP suites

+ 205 active and courtesy physicians

+ 1,192 employees


Assume direct responsibility and accountability for, and authority of, the nursing care of all patients assigned.

Recruiter: Madeline Fornadel -- -- 865-374-5387


+ Assesses and identifies the patient's physiological and psycho-social problems and needs.

+ Develops an individualized plan of nursing care for each patient in which goals, in terms of measurable outcomes, are stated.

+ Ensures that nursing care plan is consistent with the medical plan and adheres to accepted current standards of care and practice.

+ Makes appropriate assignments to team members by utilizing patient acuity data, and maintains accountability for members under his/her direction.

+ Ensures nursing care adheres to current hospital/departmental policies, procedures, and regulations.

+ Demonstrates principles of infection control and collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, staff, and visitors.

+ Participates in the orientation of new personnel.

+ Assists clinical instructors in providing learning experiences for nursing students.

+ Documents review and/or revision of each assigned patient's plan of care at least every 24 hours.

+ NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned.



Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must have knowledge of:

+ Etiology, pathophysiology and prognosis for illnesses and health problems;

+ The nursing process;

+ The management process;

+ Current developments in nursing;

+ Hospital functions, policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to nursing service.

For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.


Previous experience in department specialty preferred.


Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, or have a temporary permit to practice. Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in the life support program(s) specific to unit(s) worked (CPR, ACLS, NALS).

RN license


Job Title RN-Weekend Baylor

ID 3615462

Facility Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge


Keywords: Covenant Health Inc., Knoxville , RN-Weekend Baylor, Healthcare , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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