Staff Nurse – Complex Medical

At UT Medical Center, you can make a meaningful impact on patients' lives and the community. Our dynamic environment fosters personal and professional development, ensuring you thrive in every aspect of your career. This is where innovation is fostered, growth is nurtured, belonging is embraced, learning is shared and research is championed. A place where you’ll triumph and transform lives.

A staff nurse in the Complex Medical Unit is responsible for delegating, coordinating and managing all aspects of nursing care and services provided to a complex population of high-acuity medical patients in acute, step-down and critical care settings. Patient- and family-centered care is delivered in collaboration with the patient, family and healthcare team members.

Position Qualification:

  • Bachelors degree (BSN) or ASN

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in Tennessee

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Position Summary

The RN is responsible for delegating, coordinating, and managing all aspects of nursing care and services provided to the patient and family in a safe, timely, cost-effective, and respectful manner. Patient and family centered care is delivered in collaboration with the patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

  • Empowerment in Action: Take the lead in delegating, coordinating, and managing all facets of nursing care, focusing on safety, efficiency and respect for patients and their families.
  • Holistic Care: Collaborate with patients, families and healthcare teams to craft personalized care plans based on thorough assessments, medical diagnoses, and the latest clinical insights.
  • Outcome-Oriented: Continuously evaluate patient responses to treatments, interventions and nursing care, ensuring the highest standards of quality and effectiveness.
  • Innovation at the Forefront: Stay abreast of evidence-based practices and cutting-edge research to enhance the delivery of professional nursing services.
  • Team Synergy: Foster a culture of effective teamwork, building positive relationships with patients, families, colleagues and the community to achieve unparalleled customer service goals.
  • Safety First: Uphold safety principles and practices, proactively addressing unit-based concerns and responding adeptly to emergencies and unforeseen events.
  • Resource Optimization: Champion the efficient allocation and utilization of resources, ensuring the delivery of safe, timely, and cost-effective patient care services.

About Us

Team Member Benefits and Support

Looking for more than a career? A place where collaboration, innovation and growth all come naturally? A place that helps you put your best foot forward? At UT Medical Center, this is the place. We are committed to being the best place to work so you can always be at your best. Recently named as one of the best employers in Knoxville by Cityview Magazine.

  • Generous benefits that include medical, vision, dental, life and disability 
  • Relocation assistance for those who qualify
  • Culture of teamwork and collaboration 
  • Exciting career growth and development opportunities 
  • Retirement savings options 
  • Accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Sick Leave (ESL) programs
About UT Medical Center

The University of Tennessee Medical Center offers a dynamic environment where your growth directly benefits patients' lives and enriches the community. So, if you want to work in a vibrant environment where personal and professional development flourish, the region’s academic medical center is the place for you.

  • Research programs that provide our patients with the latest advances in treatments and diagnostics
  • New medical technology with doctors who have the wisdom to know when to use it and when not to
  • Doctors who are current in the latest treatments and diagnostics because they have to teach the next generation of doctors
  • An environment that attracts individuals with the desire and ability to remain on the leading edge of medicine
  • The largest selection of comprehensive services at any location in the East Tennessee region
  • The high standards that come with the responsibility of not only practicing outstanding medicine but teaching it as well

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