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Nurse Clinical/UKHC

Job description



Registered Nurses in the Acute Care Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Unit at
Chandler Hospital provide care to adult patients with a variety of acute illnesses
and infections. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing
total, continuous, and patient centered care in a collaborative work
environment. The 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, delegating duties to unlicensed personnel, and adhering to
University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.




Job Title
Nurse Clinical/UKHC

Requisition Number
NR05941

Working Title
RN/CH 5 Main

Department Name
H3000:Acute Care and Dialysis Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
10

Salary Range
$22.44-35.95

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 available to work
three 12 hour DAY shifts per week (7A-7:30P). Will also be required to work some
weekends 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.



Preferred Education/Experience

BSN + AT LEAST 1 YEAR OF RN EXPERIENCE PREFERRED



Deadline to Apply
12/12/2018

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. * 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)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • On-line Advertisement
    • Military Connection Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • "I'm Interested" page on Nurse Recruitment website
    • Facebook
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • None of the Above
  5. * 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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