Patient Flow Unit

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

PCA/Transporter Apply

Patient Care Associate

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.


This position is responsible for escorting DIRECT ADMIT patients to and from The INTAKE Center.  Responsible for maintaining proper function of all equipment used while escorting patients (including, but not limited to, oxygen tanks, IV pumps, IV poles, wheelchairs, stretchers, patient beds). 

1.         EDUCATION:

A.  High-school diploma (or GED).

B.  CPR certification preferred but not required for hire. CPR certification mandatory after 3 months. 

2.         EXPERIENCE:

Some medical background preferable, but not necessary.  Customer Service/relations experience required.           

3.         SKILLS:

  1. Able to Interact with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.
  2. Answers the telephone politely and obtains all necessary information.
  3. Able to provide assistance to clerical, clinical and nursing staff.
  4. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in the prompt, precise and                      

    1. professional manner.
  5. Basic computer skills are necessary.


LPN Apply
12p-8p, M-F

This position is responsible for providing nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; observes, assesses, treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process.  Oversees the work of non-licensed personnel. 

1.  EDUCATION: Graduate of a school of practical Nursing.  Current Tennessee LPN license. 


2.  EXPERIENCE: Experience in acute care nursing and in the specialty in the department of hire preferred.


3.  SKILLS:  BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified.