RN - Special Response Team (DAYS) in Georgetown, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 9/12/2023

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Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital

About Us

Lifepoint Health’s Central Kentucky market is comprised of four acute care, community-based hospitals, with over 50 outpatient clinics that provide comprehensive healthcare in the Bluegrass region. Bluegrass Community Hospital (Versailles, KY), Bourbon Community Hospital (Paris, KY), Clark Regional Medical Center (Winchester, KY), and Georgetown Community Hospital (Georgetown, KY) are committed to our mission of making communities healthier. As an integrated network, our facilities have the ability and resources to develop opportunities for professional growth and advancement to accomplish your career goals. We take pride in personalized patient care backed by high-quality designations to support a culture of safety for both employees and patients. Get back to the heart of your community by caring for your neighbors -- join our team today!

A Career with Us Offers:

• Newly Adjusted Competitive Pay Rates

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• Extended Illness Benefit (EIB)

• Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

• Choice of Insurance Plans (Health, Dental, Vision, Life)

• Educational Assistance

• Bereavement Leave

• 401(k) Match

• Free Parking

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Serve as a resource for staff and other disciplines.
• Strengthen interdisciplinary relationships with members of the healthcare team.
• Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital-related information.
• Take action to improve knowledge, skills, and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.
• Utilize the nursing process in managing the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching, and discharge planning.
• Provide basic psychosocial support and counseling.
• Report and record all changes observed in the condition or behavior of patients.
• Respond to emergent situations and initiates appropriate actions.
• Seek out an appropriate nursing, physician, or other healthcare team intervention.
• Perform work in a timely and productive manner.
• Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures
• Communicate educational needs when necessary. Maintain contact availability for schedule changes when needed. Must be flexible in scheduling to the requirements of the unit assigned.
• Maintain critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in the application of nursing.
• Maintain standards of nursing care and utilizes standards as a guide for practice.
• Function independently with one day orientation, unless otherwise specified. Maintain critical thinking skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities as related to various aspects of patient care. Cultivate professional relationships and communication in the clinical environment.
• Identify and communicates learning needs to appropriate manager.
• Document in the medical record according to established procedures.
• Ensure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department, i.e., Maintenance or Biomedical Engineering.
• Establish appropriate, assertive, and professional communication strategies.
• Coordinate interdepartmental activities to expedite care.
• Coordinate, provide, and evaluate patient/family education.
• Constructively receive feedback and direction
• Contribute to the universal unit activities, including but not limited to responding to call lights and telephone, passing meal trays and patient transports.
• Comply with established medication use policies.
• Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.
• Collaborate with physician and care team to ensure quality patient care.
• Communicate patient’s condition to physician and other key members of the health care team.
• Assume responsibility for complex assignments and views problems as challenges.
• Assume the responsibility of charge nurse as needed when staffing requires an experienced staff nurse.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Education
Bachelor’s Degree Nursing (BSN)
Required Skills
Licenses: Registered Nurse, KY, compact license, or provisional KY RN licenses allowed for 6 months after hire date
• BLS
• ACLS
• PALS
• NIHSS
• Handle with Care within 30 days
• Active, unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) license
• Bachelor’s degree – Required
• Advanced Certification (CEN, CCRN, etc.) – Required
• Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice.
• Four (4) year of nursing experience in ICU or ED Training is required.
• Must be able to pass all required testing for Registered Nurses.
• The SRT RN must agree to be available to work 72 hours in a bi-weekly pay period including but not limited to: day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts and will follow the scheduling requirements of the Central Kentucky LifePoint facility assigned.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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