RN - Recovery - FT - Days in Winchester, KY at Clark Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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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 our constant  investment in continuing education and leadership development programs. 

We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center located in Winchester, an 18  minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a full-time,

Registered Nurse to join our PACU on day shift (w/call) in 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.

Simply put, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization.

Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Documents patient care given.
  • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
  • Monitors surgical asepsis, sterile technique, prepares and positions patients for the procedure. Ensures all equipment, supplies and instrumentation are validated and present prior to procedure.
  • 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 throughout the perioperative process.
  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
  • Assesses and cares for the surgical patient throughout the intraoperative process. Assists with preoperative preparation and postoperative care.
  • Operates specialized equipment for procedures. Maintains a safe surgical environment.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Job Requirements

Education:

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

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Valid Kentucky RN state licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), required - American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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