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RN, 6 West-Post-Op Surgery, Nights, Full Time

**RN, 6 West-Post-Op Surgery, Nights, Full Time**



nursing care according to the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis,

planning, implementing and evaluating.

Implements appropriate nursing care interventions. Administers medications and treatments in

accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and

procedures. Deliver care based on

defined standards of patient care and nursing evidence-based practice.


responsibility for acquiring knowledge and skills necessary for patient care in

the identified practice setting.

Performs assessment

and analyzes patient problems and conditions using critical decision making to

determine need for standard, urgent or emergent interventions.

Implements and/or

modifies plan of care using assessment data, standards of care and evidence

based practice inclusive of nursing care coordination, appropriate patient and

family education, and discharge planning.

Facilitates interdisciplinary partnership in patient care.

Integrates ethical

provisions in nursing practice and delivers care in a manner that preserves and

protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.

Evaluates progress

towards attainment of desired patient outcomes.


effective on-going observations and reassessment of patient/family and their

response to the interventions and changes in condition.

Practices patient

experience best practices of AIDET, Hourly Rounding, Use of the White Board as

minimal expectations. May also practice bedside shift report and other

best practices required by facility.

Documents assessments

and interventions in accordance with hospital policy and standards of care.

Performs all aspects

of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the

likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Demonstrates knowledge of proper identification of and reporting of

medical/healthcare errors. Protects the

patient in the event of a medical/health care error.

Utilizes resources

appropriately and follows facility guidelines for documentation and charging of

medical supplies and equipment.

Assigns or delegates

tasks to designated support personnel based on needs and conditions of the

patient, complexity of the task, predictability of the outcome and facility


Collaborates with new

employees and peers to support orientation, training and development

opportunities. Supports the profession

of nursing through support for nursing student clinical activities, as



**Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):** Current RN license in the State of Kentucky;

BSN preferred. BLS required.

**Experience (requiredand preferred):** Graduate of an accredited school of nursing



May 1, 2014, all new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new

graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within

two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of


**Job** RN


**Daily Schedule** 7P-7A

**Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72

**Weekends Required** Occasional
**Req ID:** 2017-R0136637