Certified Nursing Assistant- CNA

Part-Time, 12 Hour Shifts

Available Shifts:

Day Shift: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

OR

Night Shift: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Shift Differential Available

Position Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comforts and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.

Licensure Requirement: Must be a certified nursing assistant or currently enrolled in a nurse aide training program.

About NHC Knoxville: NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver on a daily basis and strive to continuously improve upon over time. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 129 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative and continuing care services.

We are located at:

NHC Knoxville

809 Emerald Ave. N.E.

Knoxville, TN 37917

We look forward to talking with you about a career at NHC Knoxville!

General Purpose

Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comforts and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

RN or LPN

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements.

Education and Training:

  1. Must be certified nursing assistant or currently enrolled in a nurse aide training program.
  2. Attend in-service programs, as assigned, to learn procedures and develop skills and meet state requirements.

Personal Qualifications:

  1. Sensitive to our patients’ physical and psychosocial needs.
  2. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  3. Capable of charting accurately in the Patient Care Record or other similar form.
  4. Pleasant and cheerful personality.
  5. Tactful and courteous approach with patients and visitors.
  6. Treat all patient information as confidential material.
  7. Adhere to dress code as directed by center policy (see Personnel Manual.)

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Responsible for handling and caring for patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort under the direction of licensed nurses and patients’ physicians.

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet 7-8 hours per day.
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs. on frequent basis.
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat or twist frequently in a day.
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from patients.
  5. Able to speak clearly enough to adequately communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired.
  6. Upper extremity mobility which does not impede fine motor coordination and manual dexterity.
  7. Able to read and write so that center charting requirements can be met.
  8. Report any medical conditions, such as communicable disease, that might interfere with providing direct patient care.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Understands and practices universal precautions with all patient.
  2. Performs all tasks/procedures included on assignment or reports to charge nurse any tasks not completed.
  3. Assists in the preparation for admission of patients.
  4. Assists in and accompany patients in admission, transfer and discharge procedures.
  5. Provides post-mortem care.
  6. Provides morning care, which may include bed bath, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room, and other general care as necessary throughout the day.
  7. Provides evening care, which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, special skin care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room, and other general care as needed.
  8. Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients; lifting and turning patients; applying/utilizing special equipment; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; and ambulating the patient using a gait belt.
  9. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
  10. Adheres to policies and procedures of the center the Department of Nursing.
  11. Participates in socialization activities on the unit and assists patients to activities.
  12. Turns and positions as ordered and/or as needed, making sure no rough surfaces are in direct contact with the body. Lifts and turns with proper and safe mechanics and with available resources.
  13. Checks for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to an RN or LPN.
  14. Ensures that patients are dressed properly and assists as necessary. Ensures that clothing is properly stored in dressers or on hangers. Ensures that all patients are clean and dry at all times.
  15. Checks unit for adequate linen and supplies.
  16. Restrains patients properly when ordered. Understands reason for restraint and suggests less restrictive measures if possible.
  17. Accompanies patients to appointments as directed.
  18. Provides reality orientation in daily care.
  19. Prepares patients for meals and services, removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients.
  20. Distributes drinking water, ice and other nourishments to patients.
  21. Performs general care activities for patients in isolation, adhering to the center’s Infection Control Policies.
  22. Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs, and makes rounds to assigned patients.
  23. Assists patients with handling and care of clothing and other personal property (including dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids and prosthetic devices).
  24. Collects and transports specimens as directed.
  25. Reports (and records when appropriate) any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and any unusual incidents.
  26. Familiar with Nursing Care Plans and contributes when new information available.
  27. Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment, reports equipment that is out of order, reports other problems to the charge nurse, maintains appropriate handling of clean and soiled linen and stores supplies on the unit.
  28. Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationship with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
  29. Attends in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  30. Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, and follows established charge procedures for patient charge items.

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS REFLECT THE GENERAL DUTIES CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB AS IDENTIFIED, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE WORK REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE INHERENT IN THE POSITION.


Registered Nurse- RN

Full Time, 12 Hour Shifts

Available Shifts

Day Shift: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Night Shift: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.

Are you compassionate?  Do you care about others?  Do you enjoy helping people and making them smile?  If so, we want you on our team at NHC Knoxville! We offer a competitive shift differential for night shift.

Position Summary: Responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem-solving skills

Licensure: Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State. Maintains a current unencumbered license and can practice in the state where employed

About NHC Knoxville: NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver on a daily basis and strive to continuously improve upon over time. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 129 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative and continuing care services.

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

SHIFT:

All Shifts

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing

RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING:

Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants and others as assigned

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements

Education and Training:

  1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  2. Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
  3. Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

  1. Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
  2. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
  3. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
  4. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
  5. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs on occasional basis
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times a day
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests
  5. Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired
  6. Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revision of individualized plans of care.
  2. Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
  3. Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
  4. Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
  5. Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
  6. Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed (including IV fluids and IV meds).
  7. Assist with admitting patients as required.
  8. Assist with hiring and in the orientation of new nursing partners
  9. Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
  10. Assist physician during rounds
  11. Supervise LPNs and other nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
  12. Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
  13. Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
  14. Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
  15. Participate in ON-CALL Program
  16. Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  17. Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
  18. Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
  19. Relieve other shifts if needed
  20. Perform other duties as assigned

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

Licensed Practical Nurse- LPN

Full Time, 12 Hour Shifts

Available Shift:

Day Shift: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Night Shift: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.

Position Summary: Responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem-solving skills

Licensure: Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State. Maintains a current unencumbered license and can practice in the state where employed

About NHC Knoxville: NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver on a daily basis and strive to continuously improve upon over time. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 129 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative and continuing care services.

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

SHIFT:

All Shifts

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Registered Nurse Managers

RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING:

Nursing Assistants and others as assigned

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements

Education and Training:

  1. Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State.
  2. Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
  3. Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

  1. Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
  2. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
  3. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
  4. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
  5. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs on occasional basis
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times a day
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests
  5. Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired
  6. Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revisions of individualized plans of care.
  2. Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
  3. Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
  4. Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
  5. Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
  6. Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed.
  7. Assist with admitting patients and processing of physician orders as required.
  8. Assist with hiring and supervision and participates in the orientation of new nursing partners
  9. Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
  10. Assist physician during rounds
  11. Supervise nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
  12. Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
  13. Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
  14. Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
  15. Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
  16. Relieve other shifts if needed.
  17. Participate in ON-CALL Program
  18. Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  19. Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

Certified Nursing Assistant- CNA

Full Time, 12 Hour Shifts

Available Shifts:

Day Shift: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Night Shift: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.

Position Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comforts and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.

Licensure Requirement: Must be a certified nursing assistant or currently enrolled in a nurse aide training program.

About NHC Knoxville: NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver on a daily basis and strive to continuously improve upon over time. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 129 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative and continuing care services.

General Purpose

Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comforts and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

RN or LPN

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements.

Education and Training:

  1. Must be certified nursing assistant or currently enrolled in a nurse aide training program.
  2. Attend in-service programs, as assigned, to learn procedures and develop skills and meet state requirements.

Personal Qualifications:

  1. Sensitive to our patients’ physical and psychosocial needs.
  2. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  3. Capable of charting accurately in the Patient Care Record or other similar form.
  4. Pleasant and cheerful personality.
  5. Tactful and courteous approach with patients and visitors.
  6. Treat all patient information as confidential material.
  7. Adhere to dress code as directed by center policy (see Personnel Manual.)

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Responsible for handling and caring for patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort under the direction of licensed nurses and patients’ physicians.

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet 7-8 hours per day.
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs. on frequent basis.
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat or twist frequently in a day.
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from patients.
  5. Able to speak clearly enough to adequately communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired.
  6. Upper extremity mobility which does not impede fine motor coordination and manual dexterity.
  7. Able to read and write so that center charting requirements can be met.
  8. Report any medical conditions, such as communicable disease, that might interfere with providing direct patient care.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Understands and practices universal precautions with all patient.
  2. Performs all tasks/procedures included on assignment or reports to charge nurse any tasks not completed.
  3. Assists in the preparation for admission of patients.
  4. Assists in and accompany patients in admission, transfer and discharge procedures.
  5. Provides post-mortem care.
  6. Provides morning care, which may include bed bath, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room, and other general care as necessary throughout the day.
  7. Provides evening care, which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, special skin care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room, and other general care as needed.
  8. Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients; lifting and turning patients; applying/utilizing special equipment; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; and ambulating the patient using a gait belt.
  9. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
  10. Adheres to policies and procedures of the center the Department of Nursing.
  11. Participates in socialization activities on the unit and assists patients to activities.
  12. Turns and positions as ordered and/or as needed, making sure no rough surfaces are in direct contact with the body. Lifts and turns with proper and safe mechanics and with available resources.
  13. Checks for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to an RN or LPN.
  14. Ensures that patients are dressed properly and assists as necessary. Ensures that clothing is properly stored in dressers or on hangers. Ensures that all patients are clean and dry at all times.
  15. Checks unit for adequate linen and supplies.
  16. Restrains patients properly when ordered. Understands reason for restraint and suggests less restrictive measures if possible.
  17. Accompanies patients to appointments as directed.
  18. Provides reality orientation in daily care.
  19. Prepares patients for meals and services, removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients.
  20. Distributes drinking water, ice and other nourishments to patients.
  21. Performs general care activities for patients in isolation, adhering to the center’s Infection Control Policies.
  22. Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs, and makes rounds to assigned patients.
  23. Assists patients with handling and care of clothing and other personal property (including dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids and prosthetic devices).
  24. Collects and transports specimens as directed.
  25. Reports (and records when appropriate) any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and any unusual incidents.
  26. Familiar with Nursing Care Plans and contributes when new information available.
  27. Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment, reports equipment that is out of order, reports other problems to the charge nurse, maintains appropriate handling of clean and soiled linen and stores supplies on the unit.
  28. Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationship with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
  29. Attends in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  30. Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, and follows established charge procedures for patient charge items.

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS REFLECT THE GENERAL DUTIES CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB AS IDENTIFIED, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE WORK REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE INHERENT IN THE POSITION.


Come Join the Team at NHC HealthCare Knoxville. As a Floor Technician you maintain the VCT Tile floors throughout the building. This includes working on re-finishing floors in patient rooms and common areas as well as buffing as needed. The facility has an autoscrubber for daily cleaning. You work closely with the Supervisor to keep the building in top shape.

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate or graduate of a technical school.
  • Ability to read and interpret manuals. Knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Knowledge of supplies and equipment used by department and the care of this equipment.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with patients.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Able to stand, walk inside and outside in all weather.
  • Able to stoop, kneel, bend and climb depending on job.
  • Able to work in awkward positions.
  • Able to do heavy lifting and moving. Be able to lift over 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Subject to emergency call.
  • Able to see, hear and communicate adequately to complete job duties and responsibilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

Are determined by the center and may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Requisitions supplies and equipment for use in department activities.
  • Keeps records of work performed and costs involved.
  • Inspects all equipment and systems regularly for proper functioning and safety.
  • Prepares and submits reports as directed by the administrator.
  • Able to be on call for emergencies.
  • Responsible for the care and use of supplies and maintenance equipment used in performance of duties.
  • Regular inspection of property and equipment for compliance with safety regulations.
  • Able to cooperate with other partners.
  • Maintain the flooring throughout the entire building: daily, quarterly and yearly.
  • Maintain and check halls on daily basis for dust mopping. Spot mop when busy with other specific jobs.
  • Scrub halls 3-4 times a week with automatic scrubber (vct flooring or laminate).
  • Vacuum carpet every day. (If needed in certain area daily)
  • Strip, wax and buff vct as needed.
  • Carpet will be cleaned by outside company yearly and we will spot clean as needed.
  • All utilities will be cleaned with scrubber quarterly, walls cleaned and disinfected and more if needed.
  • Responsibility for all trash x 2 daily (A.M. and P.M.)
  • Clean trash cans out monthly or as needed in utility rooms.
  • Clean all shower rooms with automatic scrubber on monthly basis, to include walls.
  • All cubical curtains cleaned at first of year (January) and taken down throughout year as needed. All window drapes cleaned in January taken down and re-hung by floor tech.
  • Assists with all loading and unloading of any materials we receive.
  • Damp cleans all hall walls quarterly to include baseboards.
  • Scrubs all room baths quarterly with automatic scrubber.
  • In spring, cleans all windows inside and out.
  • Maintains all porches and sidewalks.
  • Cleans all doors and glass leading outside of building.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

Temporary Nurse Aide

Full Time, 12 Hour Shifts, Every Other Weekend Off, Flexible Schedule

Available Shifts:

Day Shift: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Night Shift: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. SHIFT DIFF AVAILABLE

Position Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comforts, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.

Licensure Requirement: Must have completed the Temporary Nurse Aide training course provided by AHCA.

About NHC Knoxville: NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver daily and strive to continuously improve upon over time. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 127 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative, and continuing care services.

We are located at:

NHC Knoxville

809 Emerald Ave. N.E.

Knoxville, TN 37917

We look forward to talking with you about a career at NHC Knoxville!

The State of Tennessee has approved for Long-Term Care Facilities to offer Temporary Nurse Aide Certification Classes. Upon completion of this course you will receive a Temporary CNA Certification, this class is not approved for you to receive your TN CNA license.
This is an 8-Hour course, that will run for one day. The class will be from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. During this class participates will have 8 hours of classroom training.
To receive the Temporary CNA Certification participates must pass the Temporary Nurse Aide Skills Competency Checklist evaluation.
This certification is temporary and will expire when the State of Tennessee rules that this program must end.
Upon this program coming to a close, participates will have to complete an approved State of Tennessee CNA course to receive a CNA license.
Employment opportunities will be available to those that are interested upon completion of the class. If you chose to work for NHC with this Temporary CNA Certification, you will be offered an opportunity to attend an NHC CNA Class with pay to earn your CNA license.
We will run a criminal background check as well as consult the Tennessee and/or National Abuse Registry for Children and Adults. No one with a felony conviction, certain misdemeanor charges, and/or found on the abuse registry can be admitted to the class.

THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY WORK

Person will Screen visitors and workers to the facility because of the Pandemic. 

Typical Duties:

  1. Review list of allowed patient visitors – including Compassionate visitors at the beginning of shift. All of these  people entering the building will need to be screened. If they fail the screening please inform the supervisor. Hospice Provider may be there for additional support. All Hospice Providers are aware of this requirement.
  2. All EMT, Transportation providers are screened but must have Protective Equipment. Most have on that they provide. All Transportation providers are aware of this. ONLY EXCEPTION is FOR RESPONDING TO A 911 Call
  3. Checking all visitors, vendors and partners upon entry to ensure they complete the screening form questionnaires and check their temperature. Any one with fever is not allowed into the building.
  4. Encourage this person to see their Primary Care Doctor and to leave the facility.
  5. If it is an employee follow the steps on the form.
  6. Be Prepared to inform someone of not being able to enter and how to handle this situation
  7. Inform House Supervisor
  8. Support the family member by offering, Skype, Teams, or other virtual visitations if they are unable to go to see patient.
  9. Make informed decision about how to accept food, mail, anything for a patient from a family member and coordinate it being delivered to the patient. All items can be left in lobby to be picked up by personnel later.
  10. Be aware of how to get in touch with Administrator and Director of Nursing for anyone with a positive screen.
  11. Make sure copies of the forms are available.
  12. Report suspicious behavior to supervisor and prevent person from entering elevator.
  13. Coordinate breaks with bookkeeping or supervisors to ensure screening never stops, or no one enters if screening station is not maned.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

This position performs as liaison in the initial contact of office personnel with the public in an effective, courteous and confidential manner. Performs secretarial functions as designated.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Administrator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to type at least 45 words per minute with accuracy.
  • Pleasant and helpful personality both in person and via the telephone.
  • Proficiency in standard English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Have the ability to speak, read, write, hear/comprehend in order to communicate adequately to complete job duties and responsibilities.
  • Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to sit for 7 hours a day.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Are determined by the center and may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Greet and assist visitors.
  • Answer telephone in a pleasant clear voice, using proper English. Screen or transfer calls, taking and delivering messages when appropriate.
  • Type correspondence as approved by Administrator, to include but not limited to, minutes of meetings and center newsletter.
  • Complete and assemble admission package.
  • Receipt all monies for the General Account and the Patient Trust Fund Account in their respective receipt books.
  • Sell meal tickets to employees and visitors, keeping control and account of all monies.
  • Make petty cash disbursements from Patient Trust Fund, keeping accurate records of each transaction.
  • File various documents.
  • Sort, open and date mail at Administrator’s discretion.
  • Make disbursement from the general petty cash fund.
  • Dispense paychecks in sealed envelopes.
  • Handle employee insurance claim forms, workers’ compensation forms, and incident reports under the direction of the Administrator.
  • Understand and follow Company and Center policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.

PURPOSE

The position is responsible for sorting out dirty laundry, loading and unloading washing machine and dryer and folding center linens.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Laundry Supervisor, Housekeeping Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to read Standard English.
  • Must be able to operate standard and commercial laundry machinery.
  • Must be able to understand and follow instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Able to pull and push wet laundry (50 – 75 pounds) from washing machine.
  • Able to be on feet 7 – 8 hours per day.
  • Able to stoop, kneel, and bend.
  • Able to see, hear and communicate adequately to complete job duties and responsibilities.
  • Able to lift 30 – 40 pounds frequently.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Are determined by the center and may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Report to laundry at the assigned time and gather dirty laundry as instructed.
  • Load washers with dirty linens and prepare linen for morning change.
  • Keep dirty linen separate from clean linen at all times.
  • Check water temperature of each washing machine to be sure it is at least 150°.
  • Clean all lint traps in accordance with center policy or at least once per shift.
  • Check levels of laundry detergents, softeners and bleach according to center policy.
  • Keep floors, walls and equipment are kept clean.
  • Remove clean laundry from washer and load dryer, making sure that clean laundry does not touch the floor.
  • Operate washing machines and dryers are operated in accordance with manufacturer’s and center’s policy and procedures.
  • Removed dry clothes from dryer, fold and store in accordance with center policy.
  • Inform supervisor of any problems with equipment so that repairs can be made.
  • Shut down all equipment in laundry in accordance with center policy when fire alarm sounds.
  • Other duties which may be assigned from time to time.
  • Be familiar with and follow all federal, state and center policies and procedures.
  • Work safely, following proper procedures when using chemical agents.

Registered Nurse – RN

Part Time, 12 Hour Shifts

Day Shift (7 a.m. – 7 p.m.)

OR

Night Shift (7 p.m. – 7 a.m.) Shift Differential Available

Are you compassionate?  Do you care about others?  Do you enjoy helping people and making them smile?  If so, we want you on our team at NHC Knoxville! We offer a competitive shift differential for night shift.

About NHC Knoxville

NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver on a daily basis and strive to continuously improve upon over time.

We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 129 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative and continuing care services.

We are located at:

NHC Knoxville

809 Emerald Ave. N.E.

Knoxville, TN 37917

We look forward to talking with you about a career at NHC Knoxville!

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

SHIFT:

All Shifts

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing

RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING:

Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants and others as assigned

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements

Education and Training:

  1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  2. Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
  3. Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

  1. Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
  2. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
  3. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
  4. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
  5. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs on occasional basis
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times a day
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests
  5. Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired
  6. Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revision of individualized plans of care.
  2. Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
  3. Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
  4. Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
  5. Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
  6. Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed (including IV fluids and IV meds).
  7. Assist with admitting patients as required.
  8. Assist with hiring and in the orientation of new nursing partners
  9. Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
  10. Assist physician during rounds
  11. Supervise LPNs and other nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
  12. Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
  13. Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
  14. Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
  15. Participate in ON-CALL Program
  16. Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  17. Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
  18. Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
  19. Relieve other shifts if needed
  20. Perform other duties as assigned

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

Licensed Practical Nurse- LPN

Part-Time, 12 Hour Shifts

Day Shift: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Night Shift: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.

Position Summary: Responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem-solving skills

Licensure: Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State. Maintains a current unencumbered license and can practice in the state where employed

About NHC Knoxville: NHC HealthCare, Knoxville is a leader in providing a variety of health care services. We deliver a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of our patients. Quality is both a reality and a goal, something we deliver on a daily basis and strive to continuously improve upon over time. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients through our flexible, interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, centered on caregiver compassion delivered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Our licensed, 24-hours a day skilled nursing center has 129 beds and we provide a wide array of therapeutic, rehabilitative and continuing care services.

We are located at:

NHC Knoxville

809 Emerald Ave. N.E.

Knoxville, TN 37917

We look forward to talking with you about a career at NHC Knoxville!

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

SHIFT:

All Shifts

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Registered Nurse Managers

RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING:

Nursing Assistants and others as assigned

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements

Education and Training:

  1. Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State.
  2. Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
  3. Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

  1. Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
  2. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
  3. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
  4. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
  5. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs on occasional basis
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times a day
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests
  5. Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired
  6. Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revisions of individualized plans of care.
  2. Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
  3. Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
  4. Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
  5. Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
  6. Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed.
  7. Assist with admitting patients and processing of physician orders as required.
  8. Assist with hiring and supervision and participates in the orientation of new nursing partners
  9. Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
  10. Assist physician during rounds
  11. Supervise nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
  12. Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
  13. Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
  14. Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
  15. Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
  16. Relieve other shifts if needed.
  17. Participate in ON-CALL Program
  18. Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  19. Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.