Covenant Health Registered Nurse - Shift Leader - Emergency Department in Sevierville, Tennessee
Shift Leader Clinical Nurse III , Emergency Room
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Days
LeConte Medical Center Overview:
LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at.
The Emergency Department at LeConte Medical Center is the busiest ER across all the Covenant Health facilities. We see approximately 44,500 patients annually who vary from locals to tourists from around the world. Our ED department is equipped with 30 ER beds as well as an 8-bed observation center and 2 triage rooms. The ER staff is made up of RNs, ER Techs, and HUCs that work together to provide excellent patient care.
Position Summary: This position is designed to provide supervisory leadership to staff level employees, coordinating such activities with the department’s Manager. The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement and discretion in performing the duties listed below.
Position accountabilities to include but not limited to:
Participates in performance appraisal of staff on applicable shift.
Participates in hiring process, including providing hiring recommendations to the Manager.
Prepares documentation for possible disciplinary actions and makes recommendations for such action to the Manager.
Provides recommendations to the Manager for commendations or other appropriate forms of recognition for outstanding performance of employees on applicable shift.
Makes work assignments and directs work activities. Coordinates staff relief for meals, breaks, and meetings.
Projects staffing needs for next two shifts, coordinating adjustments in staffing level as needed.
Serves as clinical resource for all staff.
Checks the emergency crash cart or ascertains that the cart has been checked.
Provides shift report to next Shift Leader or Charge Nurse.
Participates in making work schedules.
Completes all charge nurse duties as specified in nursing policy.
Depending on staffing levels, may perform duties of Clinical Nurse II.
Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education:None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Minimum of three (3) years professional experience.
Licensure Requirement: Valid license in the State of Tennessee. CPR required
FacilityLeConte Medical Center
Department NameEMERGENCY ROOM