Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center RN in Danville, Kentucky
“The RN is a nursing professional care provider under the direction of the director or designee who utilizes the nursing process, nursing standards and physicians orders to plan, provide and direct nursing practice. Accomplishment of nursing practice that includes practice elements as defined by the Kentucky Board of Nursing and in accordance with the Ephraim McDowell Health nursing professional practice model. Performance that accomplishes patient and family centered care as central to practice and a foundation of caring, compassion, competence, communication, collaboration and teamwork. Responsible to participate in shared nursing leadership to accomplish positive outcomes, education, respect, dignity and safety for the patient and their family. Accountable for leadership of self and others and functions as charge nurse when designated. Exhibits F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service and Trust).”
Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
Works in a well lighted, ventilated and air conditioned area. Often exposed to unpleasant odors, sights and sounds. Long periods of standing, walking, stooping, heavy lifting and bending are required. Risks exposure to disease, infection and physical strain and assault. Risks exposure to blood, body fluids, tissue. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently.
Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
Education: Graduate of an accredited ADN nursing program; BSN preferred.
Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience preferred.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations
Current license in the state of Kentucky. Basic life support certification (successful completion within three (3) months of employment). ACLS and PALS required within one (1) year of hire date.