The Clinical Nurse is a competent registered nurse in this institution and will deliver nursing care to patients of varying age groups by utilizing the nursing process and nursing practice standards. The Clinical Nurses use Nursing Practice Competencies to intervene to achieve safe, optimal patient and family centered care health outcomes; Leadership Competencies to coordinate patient care and communicate with the Care Team; Professional Profile Competencies to develop professionally as a life-long learner, and Practice Outcomes Competencies to evaluate care based on evidence, the ULH quality model, and patient safety goals.
The Clinical Nurse demonstrates competency caring for complex patients and participates on the Care Team to improve the quality of care in the clinical area.
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
• Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is (required)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program (preferred)
• All new RN graduates will participate in the Nurse Residency program and must successfully complete all activities (required)
• Two years of hospital patient care experience (preferred)
• Current KY RN licensure or compact license with privileges to work in Kentucky (required)
• Basic Life Saving (BLS) accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) (required)
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) (may be required for specific clinical areas)
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) (may be required for specific clinical areas)
Note: additional, specialized certifications may be required or preferred based on unit