Clinical Nurse I

Covenant Health Morristown, TN
Overview

Clinical Nurse I - Medical Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift (Every other weekend)

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System 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. We continue to grow services, attract new physicians, and add advanced technology, while offering the right blends of technical expertise, medical professionalism, quality and patient satisfaction.

Our unit is a 26 bed telemetry floor and has the ability for bedside continuous pulse oximetry if needed. Our goal is to have a 6:1 nurse patient ratio. We take a wide range of patients from chronic medical patients such as COPD and dialysis, to chest pain rule out MI patients and some Post-Cardiac Cath patients!

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

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: New graduate, within first (1st) year of orientation (move to level II after one (1) Year experience)

Continuing Education: Ten (10) contact hours required annually (5 hours to enhance clinical expertise)

Licensure Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN license. Fire/secruity, infection control, and CPR inservices are required.

Responsibilities