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Nurse Division Charge/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Nurse Division Charge/UKHC
Requisition Number NR10368
Working Title Division Charge Nurse/Emergency Services-Eligible for Recruitment Bonus
Department Name H3100:Emergency Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $26.00-45.70/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
BSN
Required Related Experience
2 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Licensed Nurse
Physical Requirements
The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds occasionally 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 7pm til 7am shifts/week, will also be required to work some holidays and weekends.
Job Summary
The DCN for the Chandler Emergency Department will be responsible for the operations of the ED as well as supervision of staff. Will assist in budget maintenance, Performance Evaluation of staff, and other job duties as assigned. Will work closely with Patient Care Managers.This position has responsibility for administrative, business and operational planning and assessment. Position is essential to patient care flow. The Chandler Emergency Department consists of 5 different areas where care is provided: triage where the patient is seen to determine how to prioritize their care needs, chair centric and express care intended for low acuity patients that can be seen and discharged within 60 minutes, these patients usually have minor complaints like sore throat, an isolated extremity injury, or simple laceration. The acute care area is a 16 bed area where common emergency complaints like abdominal pain, stable chest pain, and mild to moderate shortness of air receive care. Critical care has 8 beds and patients in this area range from trauma patients who have been resuscitated in the trauma area and need continuing care to patients in need of intensive care unit treatment such as septic patients or those receiving vasoactive infusions. The UK Level I Trauma Center has 8 beds capable of caring for the most complex injured patients.

The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction.

*The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Customer service skills
Problem Solving
Delegation
Basic to moderate computer skills
Identifies educational needs of staff
Knowledgeable in conflict resolution with Active listening skills
Acts as a clinical resource for systems information
Coordinates projects as assigned
Must become proficient in MS Windows, Clinical documentation and KRONOS system
Microsoft Access, Excel
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
ED experience with ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC
Deadline to Apply 05/23/2022
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.

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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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