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RN/Birthing Center/Rotating

22.51-33.83/hour base rate

Lexington, KY, United States

Posted on
Jan 02,2019

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Nurse Clinical/UKHC
Requisition Number
Working Title
RN/Birthing Center/Rotating
Department Name
H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs
Work Location
Grade Level
Salary Range
$22.51-33.83/hour base rate
Type of Position
Position Time Status
Required Education
Required Related Experience
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Active Kentucky RN license, Temporary Work Permit (
), Provisional License or active compact state RN license that is in good standing and American Heart Association (
) 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.
Must be able to work three, 12-hour shifts per week from 7am to 730pm; will also be required to work some weekend and holidays.
Job Summary
The Birthing Center is comprised of three units: Labor & Delivery, Mother & Baby, 3 North Antepartal Unit. The staff in the Birthing Center collaborates to provide families with a patient-centered birth experience. The RN rotates between units and provides care that includes: laboring with eminent delivery, scheduled induction, scheduled or emergency cesarean section, in need of high-risk antepartal or post-partum care. The Newborn Nursery unit cares for newborns that are 35 weeks gestational age or older. The nursery provides care to newborns during the initial transition phase from birth to discharge. Mothers in the Mother & Baby Unit are encouraged to room-in with their newborns to promote maternal bonding, caretaking, and breastfeeding.
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?
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Please indicate your current Nursing Educational Level. New Graduate
PhD or DNP
Are you currently employed as a registered nurse at UK HealthCare Chandler/UK HealthCare Samaritan Hospitals? Yes
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
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Where did you first see this position advertised? UK Jobs Website
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