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Bluegrass Community Hospital
Bluegrass Community Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital located 5 minutes west of Lexington, KY. Our primary focus includes Emergency Care, Medical Surgical Care and Swing Bed Care.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration effectiveness and re-assessment, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical and psycho-social care.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
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.
Completes APEX and other applicable training within identified timeframe.
PI Participates in ongoing performance improvement for the unit and the organization
Continuing EducationParticipates in continuing education for current clinical practice, hospital requirements and licensing requirements
Patient CareProvides quality patient care, works other than usual shifts as needed, works other than usual areas/units as needed, if qualified for duties required. Assigned on-call when necessary.
DutiesPerforms other duties as assigned
Minimum Education: Associates Degree - Required (Current licensure as a Registered Nurse will be sufficient proof of education. Bachelors Degree preferred.
Required Skills: 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. Ability to quickly learn how to navigate multiple complex software systems. Must be able to communicate with the ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Must be able to successfully complete Skills Competency Checklist within 90 days of hire
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) - Preferred
Licenses:State of KY Current unrestricted RN license
Minimum Work ExperienceOne Year previous Emergency Department expereince
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