Nursing Administration

Nursing Supervisor - Registered Nurse

Type: FT
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing; a BSN is preferred. Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Tennessee.
Hours: VARIED
Experience: Must have a minimum of three years experience as a staff nurse in a hospital setting. Previous supervisory or management experience is preferred. Three years of critical care nursing is preferred.
Skills: Knowledge of management principles. BLS, ACLS, and PALS upon hire or prior to completing orientation. Advanced nursing skills.
Description:

This position is responsible for supervising nursing clinical activities for all nursing units.  In addition, the Nursing Supervisor serves in a consultant supervision role in other hospital departments in the absence of departmental management or administration staff.  The Supervisor coordinates daily central Nursing Staff assignments, coordinates patient bed assignments, and participates in nursing and hospital wide performance improvement programs.  The position serves as a resource for nursing and ancillary staff to assist in evaluating the patient whose condition has the potential to deteriorate.

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.
Description:

: 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.

Registered Nurse - Med Surg House Float

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license.
Hours: 7p-7a
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred
Skills: BLS upon 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.

Med Surg Educator

Type: FT
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing with a BSN or affiliated discipline. MSN preferred. Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Tennessee.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a registered nurse in a medical-surgical, step-down, critical care, or Clinical Nurse Specialist role. Prior education experience preferred.
Skills: Knowledge of advanced nursing skills required in a medical surgical, stepdown, or critical care setting. BLS and ACLS (American Heart preferred).
Description:

This position is responsible for facilitating improved nursing practice and quality patient care through the role of, educator, practitioner, consultant, and researcher. Responsible for collaborative implementation and evaluation of organizational development solutions including performance management, cultural and work environmental assessment, organizational effectiveness, organization design, and quality initiatives. Working as a trusted advisor to all levels of management Associates, utilizes appropriate models, tools and systemic approaches to drive initiatives that enhance organizational performance.

Telesitter

Type: FT
Education: High school graduate or G.E.D. Certification preferred (nurse assistant/Medical assistant.
Hours: 12p-12a
Experience: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. Previous direct patient care experience preferred.
Skills: • CPR current or within first 90 days of employment. • Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 16 patients on one screen at one time and remains alert at all times while on duty • Ability to communicate effectively with patients using a microphone and headset • Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes
Description:

This position will provide continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients. The first line of action will be to verbally redirect the patient from engaging in any at risk behaviors. Next will be to summon the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. Monitor staff will be knowledgeable and abide by patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital policies.

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Float

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: 7a-7p
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. 

Cardiac Nurse Practitioner

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Master’s program or Masters of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies. Evidence of continuing education. Current unrestricted Tennessee licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse and RN or Physician Assistant. Must hold a National Certification in a Nursing Specialty Area.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Prefer 1-3 years NP or PA experience with cardiac patients in acute hospital setting. Previous experience as RN in ICU or cardiac step-down.
Skills: ACLS, Prescriptive Authority (DEA Number), proficient in clinical skills of assessment of Cardiac patients. Abides by agreed upon protocol for patient care and possess good communication skills. Knowledge and understanding of computer use.
Description:

This position assists with the management of CV Service Line patients.  In this role, the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will assist with patients that have been admitted into the CV Service by the cardiologists or CV surgeons or when the CV Service Line Physicians have been consulted by other physicians.  The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant may assist the CV Service Line Physicians with admission of patients, patient rounds, consults, history and physicals, discharges and other duties with their scope of practice.

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, 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. 

Type: FT
Education: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.
Hours: 6a-6p
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.