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eICU Nurse/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title eICU Nurse/UKHC
Requisition Number NR06643
Working Title RN/eICU /.9 A/P
Department Name H7300: CARDIOVASCULAR
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $25.71-41.56/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BSN

Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

NIHSS Certification (required before starting) and CCRN certification or eCCRN (within 12 months of hiring)

Physical Requirements

The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.

Shift

Must be able to work three 12-hour shifts, 6pm-6:30am or 6am-630pm, will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

The eICU nurse (Registered Nurse – RN) is a member of a collaborative care team who is responsible for providing continuous vigilance and tele-nursing care focusing on early intervention to a diverse population of critically ill adults across multiple ICUs at various hospitals with the goal to decrease ICU-related morbidity and mortality. The following features govern the role of the eICU RN: patient advocacy, proactive, continuous monitoring, prevention, evidence-based care, telecommunication, clinical decision support, humane and compassionate ethical care.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have the following: three or more years of recent experience as an ICU nurse in the specialty field of adult critical care; two or more years of experience in a clinical role, which required effectively communicating and collaborating with health care professionals (charge role, DCN, CNE, Team Lead); knowledge of Maslow’s eight Basic Human Needs and the priority within Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Frame Work as well as Swanson’s Caring model; superb direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers and physicians; and strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skill. The candidate will be highly motivated, pro-active and confident in advocating for patients and their family members. Will also enjoy working in a strong team environment and provides open, honest communication with fellow staff and physicians. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical skills and a proven ability to work in a team as well as independently.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing plus 5 years (3 years of adult critical care experience).

Deadline to Apply 05/27/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2020-05-14 Expires: 2020-06-13

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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