5E Medical Overflow Unit

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Registered Nurse Apply
7a-7p & 7p-7a, Varied

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel. 


  1. EDUCATION:  Graduate of a school of professional nursing.  Current Tennessee RN license.  (See Unit Specific Requirements)


  1. EXPERIENCE:  Experience in acute care nursing preferred.  (See Unit Specific Requirements)


  1. SKILLS:  BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements) 

Intermediate Units

  1. Previous experience preferred

2.         Critical Care course upon hire
or within 3 years

3.         Basic Arrhythmia course upon hire or within 1 year (Exception:  Nurses with experience in patient populations requiring arrhythmia interpretation will be given the standard CRMC Basic Arrhythmia test and those scoring 85 or greater will not be required to attend Basic Arrhythmia.

4.         ACLS upon hire or within one year

5.         5 East/Pediatrics: PALS within 1 year of hire

Patient Care Associate Apply
6a-6p & 6p-6a, Varied

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. 


1.  EDUCATION: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED).   CNA Certification preferred.  CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred.  No minimum required.

3.  SKILLS:  Able to read and write English.  Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care.  BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.