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.
Delivers outstanding service to our internal and external customer by advocating for customers preferences; maximizing communication and partnering with peers and customers; acting to obtain feedback, problem solving and change; demonstrating zest through integrity, punctuality, appearance, and style.
The following are Essential Functions for this Role:
Additional Duties as Assigned.
BSN preferred. A minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is preferred.
Effective May 1, 2014, all new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.
A minimum of two years of patient care experience.
Cardiology Experience Preferred.
LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS:
Unrestricted KY RN license required.
Current AHA certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Required.
National Clinical Nurse Specialty Certification (e.g. CCNS, ACCNS-AG, ACNS-BC, etc.)