6E Pulmonary Stepdown Unit

Unit Secretary/PCA

Type: FT
Education: High school diploma (or GED).
Hours: 7a-7p
Experience: Prior experience in a health care setting preferred. Basic computer skills.
Skills: Familiarity with medical terminology preferred. Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to read and write English. Computer data entry.
Description:

This position is responsible for all secretarial and receptionist duties and coordination of related activities of the nursing station, including coordination of critical communication between physicians, nursing, patients, families, and other health team members.  Position requires utilization of computer, verbal and written skills.

Patient Care Associate

Type: FT
Education: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.
Skills: Able to read and write English. Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care. BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.
Description:

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. 

Registered Nurse

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: 7p-7a
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Description:

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. 

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license.
Hours: 7p - 7a, Varied
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred.
Skills: BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified
Description:

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.

RN, Clinical Coordinator

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: 7p-7a
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing required. Leadership experience preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: (See Unit Specific competency skills list) BLS required at hire or during orientation
Description:

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.