Nursing Administration

Wound Care Nurse

Type: PRN
Education: BSN (required). MSN (preferred) Graduation from an accredited wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) education program, or satisfactory completion of an accredited program within 6 months after assuming the position.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Three year wound care experience preferred
Skills: Utilizes the nursing process when directing or delivering care to patients with WOC needs including assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning and implementation (eg, coordination of care delivery, health teaching and promotion, consultation), and evaluation. Knowledge of accounting, management and statistical principals. Knowledge and understanding of computer programs. Demonstrates physical capabilities with pressure to meet deadlines and expectations.


The hospital-based WOC nurse serves as a clinical resource and consultant for the acute and rehabilitative care of patients with selected disorders of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems such as acute and chronic wounds (e.g., complex draining wounds, fistulae, pressure ulcers, vascular ulcers) ostomy support and instruction, percutaneous tubes, and continence. Professional responsibilities are carried out through direct patient care, clinical consultation, education, research, and administration.


RN - Critical Care Float

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 preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements)

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. 

Patient Care Associate

Type: PRN
Education: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.
Hours: 7p-7a
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.

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.