Nurse Division Charge/UKHC

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Job Title:

Nurse Division Charge/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

RN/Trauma Surgical Division Charge Nurse

Department Name:

H7000:Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Services

Work Location:

Trauma Surgical Service Line

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements:

ifting & repositioning patients. pulling & pushing beds, stretchers, chairs, patient equipment. Some sitting for administrative computer work


Must be able to work three 12-hour 7:00pm-7:30am. May also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

Trauma DCN will assist with patient flow through the continuum of care by working with HOA & physician teams. Provide added leader oversight for the service line on all shifts 24/7. Assist with monitoring quality measures & assuring joint commission readiness for all shifts. This position will also provide assistance with staff mentoring & educational support while on shift. The Trauma DCN will also be the first line of contact for service line when nursing leadership is not readily available.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Well developed skills in critical care management. Understanding of patient flow through the continuum of care. Understanding of computer programs: EHRs, Windows office programs.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

KBN RN licensure. Critical Care nursing. Trauma/surgical critical care preferred. ACLS & TNCC will be required

Deadline to Apply:


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.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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