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Stroke (CVA) Rehab RN – Relocation Assistance to Knoxville, TN

Posted on May 4, 2017

We’re providing relocation assistance for RNs with at least one year experience who relocate to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center downtown Knoxville, TN. Restrictions apply. Contact Marlo for details!

Knoxville, Tennessee is often described as a hidden gem. Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is within walking distance of The University of Tennessee (Go VOLS) and a vibrant downtown, including trendy and eclectic restaurants. Knoxville was named by Trip Adviser as a Top 10 Destination on the Rise. Read more about Knoxville: www.visitknoxville.com 

In this one unique city, mountain meets music…art meets adventure…and culture meets cuisine.

Apply now:
Email your resume to Marlo Dugger at mdugger@covhlth.com.

Position description

Full-time, Days.

Requires at least 1 year of RN experience and a current TN RN License (Tennessee is a compact state!).

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Demonstrates active participation in unit or facility activities.
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe environment for all residents, which may include reporting to appropriate managerial staff equipment that is out of order, suspicion of resident abuse, mistreatment, neglect and reporting of suspicion of criminal activities.
  • Strives to achieve high customer satisfaction by using Journey to Excellence tactics including but not limited to, AIDET, bedside shift report, purposeful hourly rounding, careboard completion, narrating the care, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center (PNRC) is an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital within Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center (FSRMC). PNRC is a 73 bed unit composed of a 26 bed Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord injury unit, a 22 semi-private bed Stroke, Orthopedic and Neuro unit, and a therapeutic one bedroom apartment.

PNRC is the largest inpatient rehabilitation center in the area and cares for patients from pediatrics through geriatrics. PNRC provides rehabilitation care to patients through general medical-surgical care, wound care, tracheostomy care, and restorative functional education. We work as a full interdisciplinary team with the physiatrist, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapist, recreational therapist, behavior medicine and case management. We also have full access to all specialty physicians located within FSRMC.

This is a fast paced environment with an average patient-nurse ratio of 7:1. Nursing support personnel include patient care assistants, health unit coordinators and licensed practical nurses.

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center is proud to have received our 6th Crystal “Top Performer” award in 2016 for patient satisfaction.

Location: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in downtown Knoxville, TN

PNRC offers RNs a well-rounded orientation varying from 8 weeks to 14 weeks depending on experience. Orientation includes both classroom and clinical learning opportunities. New graduates are enrolled into Covenant Health’s Nurse Residency Program to support the new nurse during the first 12 months. In addition, we support furthering education through initial certification (Rehabilitation, Neuroscience, Medical-Surgical, etc.), through annual certification bonuses and offering financial support through the PNRC Brett Fund and Covenant Health’s Tuition Reimbursement Program.

Apply now:
Email your resume to Marlo Dugger at mdugger@covhlth.com.