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Job Details

RN / PAV A 10 ACUTEamp PROGRESSIVE CARE

Company name
The University of Kentucky

Salary
22.44-35.95/hour

Location
Lexington, KY, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Nursing, Entry Level

Posted on
Jun 22,2019

Valid Through
Oct 05,2019

Profile

Nurse Clinical/UKHC

Requisition Number

NR06468

Working Title

RN / PAV A 10 ACUTE& PROGRESSIVE CARE

Department Name

H7600: PAV A Medicine/Pulmonary

Work Location

Lexington

Grade Level

10

Salary Range

$22.44-35.95/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.

Shift

Must be able to work three, 12-hour 7PM-7AM

NIGHT

shifts, 36 hours/ per week (may include days, evenings, nights, and/or swing); will also be required to work some weekends and holidays

Job Summary

Registered Nurses in the Adult Medicine Services

PAV

A 10 AC/PC (Acute and Progressive) Floor at UK Chandler Hospital provide care for adult patients who are moderately stable, with fluctuating patient acuity, have complex needs and require comprehensive care. Patient care will include frequent assessment of pulmonary, renal, cardiac, vascular and neurological conditions.

The Adult Internal and Pulmonary Medicine Services Floor provides a more intensive level of care and monitoring including progressive care, telemetry, and medical/surgical. As a part of this unit, the RN serves as an important component of the interdisciplinary progressive care team. This team is responsible for closely monitoring the patient’s physiologic condition, performing frequent treatments as ordered by the physician, and providing a safe transition from intensive care to progressive / acute care.

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

Deadline to Apply

06/30/2019

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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? AONE (American Organization of Nurse Executives)

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Institute for Diversity in Health Management

None of the Above

University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork? Yes

No

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Company Profile
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities.The University of Kentucky is guided by its core values: Integrity Excellence Mutual respect and human dignity Diversity and inclusion Academic freedom Personal and institutional responsibility and accountability Shared governance A sense of community Work-life sensitivity Civic engagement Social responsibility

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