OverviewClinical Nurse III, Critical Care UnitFull Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift Our Critical Care is a 30 bed unit offering comprehensive care. The Critical Care Department at includes the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), and Coronary Care Unit (CCU). All units provide 24-hour constant observation.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.
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.
QualificationsMinimum 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 licensureID3070726FacilityParkwest Medical CenterJob LocationUS-TN-KnoxvilleDepartment NameCRITICAL CARE UNIT