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RN/Perioperative Services/UK Good Samaritan

Salary
22.51-33.83/hour

Location
Lexington, KY, United States

Posted on
Jan 03,2019

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Nurse Clinical/UKHC
Requisition Number
NR06023
Working Title
RN/Perioperative Services/UK Good Samaritan
Department Name
H6300:Perioperative Services
Work Location
Lexington
Grade Level
10
Salary Range
$22.51-33.83/hour
Type of Position
Staff
Position Time Status
Full-Time
Required Education
ADN
Required Related Experience
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Active Kentucky RN license, Temporary Work Permit (
TWP
), Provisional License or active compact state RN license that is in good standing and American Heart Association (
AHA
) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid for at least 6 months after employment date
Physical Requirements
The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.
Shift
Must be able to work five eight hour shifts per week Monday through Friday from 7am to 330pm; may also be required to work some weekend and holidays.
Job Summary
Registered Nurses in the Operating Room (OR) at UK Good Samaritan Hospital provide care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients before, during, and after surgery. The OR focuses on providing safe and efficient surgical care and treats patients in a variety of specialty areas including: otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), general surgery, gynecology, neurosurgery, plastics, orthopedics, thyroid, and urology.
The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.
Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have the following: knowledge of Maslow’s eight Basic Human Needs and the priority within Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Frame Work as well as Swanson’s Caring model; superb direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers and physicians; and strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skill. The candidate will be highly motivated, pro-active and confident in advocating for patients and their family members. Will also enjoy working in a strong team environment and provides open, honest communication with fellow staff and physicians. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical skills and a proven ability to work in a team as well as independently.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No
Preferred Education/Experience
BSN
AT
LEAST
1
YEAR
OF RN
EXPERIENCE
PREFERRED
CANDIDATES
WITH
NO OR
EXPERIENCE
ARE
ENCOURAGED
TO
APPLY
TO
THE
OPERATING
ROOM
INTERNSHIP
POSTING
Deadline to Apply
01/09/2019
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Please indicate your current Nursing Educational Level. New Graduate
Diploma
ADN
BSN
MSN
PhD or DNP
Are you currently employed as a registered nurse at UK HealthCare Chandler/UK HealthCare Samaritan Hospitals? Yes
No
Please indicate your current licensure status. None
Current KY RN License
Current compact state RN licensure
Current non-compact state RN licensure
New Graduate within 6 months or Provisional License
Valid KY Temporary Work Permit
University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience. (Open Ended Question)
Where did you first see this position advertised? UK Jobs Website
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