|Job Title||Nurse Clinical/UKHC|
|Working Title||Nurse Clinical/UKHC / MEDICINE PAV A 10 AC / PC CORE|
|Department Name||H7600: PAV A Medicine/Pulmonary|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Required Education|| |
|Required Related Experience|| |
ADN required, BSN preferred; ONLY NEW GRADUATES with no current or previous RN experience are eligible for this position.
|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
Must be able to work a variety of shifts (days, eves, nights, swing). Work 36 hours per week. Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed per unit case mix.
|Job Summary|| |
New Graduate CORE position for UK PAVILION A MEDICINE ACUTE / PROGRESSIVE CARE (FLOORS 9 AC/PC 10 AC/PC, CH 6E/6S) prepares you to work in acute / progressive / universal care areas. This is a cross training opportunity to work within cluster units.
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
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Preferred Education/Experience|| |
|Deadline to Apply||02/20/2017|
|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.