Registered Nurse - Critical Care-FT- Nights ($4,000 Sign on Bonus) in Winchester, KY at Clark Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/29/2018

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Clark Regional Medical Center

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care...

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'.  As health care evolves, Clark Regional Medical Center is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards.  We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do.  We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with out constant investment in continuing education and leadership development programs.

We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, an 18 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a Registered Nurse to join our 8 bed Critical Care Unit.  This is a full-time, night shift position with rotating weekends providing direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients.  We consider quality more than just a set of criteria.  It is a way of life for Clark, encompassing everything we do.  This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services. 

At Clark Regional, we believe in building careers.  That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans  with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment
  • Documents patient care given
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family
  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation
  • Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs
  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances
  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient
  • Requires critical thinking skills, detail oriented with decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Must be flexible with work location assignments

    Job Requirements

    Education:

    • Associate's Degree Nursing, required
    • Bachelor's Degree Nursing, preferred

    Licensure/Certification:

    • Valid current Kentucky RN state Licensure
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within one year of completion of orientation
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within one year of completion of orientation

    Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran