RN

  • King's Daughters Medical Center
  • Advanced Illness Management (3K)
  • Ashland, KY
  • Part Time - Rotating
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 19097
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Provides total patient care in accordance with physician’s orders and individual patient needs in conformance with the recognized standards of nursing practice.
  • DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Assesses patient and/or conducts screenings and documents utilizing standard scales when indicated as required per organization.
    • Prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs/problems in collaboration with patient, family, and health care team.
    • Documents changes in patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care/intervention.
    • Utilizes organization-wide safe medication practices including, but not limited to the 5 rights of medication administration, barcode scanning and other medication safety processes specific to the unit/department.
    • Knows actions and usual dosage, indications and side effects of medications administered.
    • Provides teaching and educational material to the patient and/or significant other as needed according to the care, treatment services and identified risks specific to the patient and documents patient and/or family understanding.
  • EDUCATION/LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/OTHER REQUIREMENTS
    • Minimum requirement:
      • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing for Registered Nurses. 
      • Maintains active RN license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky (or other eNLC state with multistate privileges) and any other states as applicable. 
      • Achieves and maintains American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
      • Achieves and maintains American Heart Association ACLS certification within 90 days of start.  
    • Preferred qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • WORKING ENVIRONMENT
    • Constantly works near moving mechanical parts
    • Constantly exposed to blood and/or body fluids and infection. 
    • Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
    • Occasionally exposed to risk of radiation
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Occasionally required to maintain in a stationary position (standing or sitting).
    • Frequently required to walk and move about.
    • Frequently required to operate a computer and other equipment.
    • Frequently required to use fine motor skills to handle and operate instruments/devices.
    • Constantly required to lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds.
    • Frequently required to lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds.
    • Occasionally required to lift and/or move items up to 100 pounds.
    • Constantly required to communicate with patients and other care team requiring talking and hearing. 
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
    • Occasionally required to position self in order to meet patient needs.
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