Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center RN in Harrodsburg, 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. Schedule may consist of weekends, holidays and shift work. 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, radiation and antineoplastic agents. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently.
Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
Education: Graduate of an accredited ADN nursing program.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations
Current RN license in the state of Kentucky. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (successful completion within three  months of employment). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification (successful completion within six  months of employment. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention preferred.