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Nurse Clinical/UKHC

Job description



RNs in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Kentucky Children's Hospital provide care for critically ill children ranging from newborn to 18 years of age. Patient conditions include: recovery from major surgical procedures and life-threatening medical conditions as well as traumatic injuries. The PICU is a 12-bed unit that provides family centered care and open visitation for patients' immediate family members. As a part of this unit, the RN serves as an important component of the critical care team. This team is responsible for the stabilization and on-going care of critically ill children who require constant observation, timely interventions, and/or invasive specialized monitoring.




Job Title
Nurse Clinical/UKHC

Requisition Number
NR05619

Working Title
RN/Pediatric ICU/ Kentucky Children's Hospital

Department Name
H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs

Work Location
PICU

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 three, 12-hour shifts per week from 7PM TO 730AM ; will also be required to work some weekend and holidays.



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
08/17/2018

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 (*).

  1. * Please indicate your current Nursing Educational Level.
    • New Graduate
    • Diploma
    • ADN
    • BSN
    • MSN
    • PhD or DNP
  2. * Are you currently employed as a registered nurse at UK HealthCare Chandler/UK HealthCare Samaritan Hospitals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Curriculum Vita
    3. Cover Letter

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