CareerMD | View Listing

Email This Employer

   Apply for this position or request more information
Attach CV

Registered Nurses at the University of Kentucky provide care to complex patients from infants to geriatrics. We have regular, full-time openings in all areas within the UK Healthcare Enterprise system including UK Chandler, UK Good Samaritan, Ky. Children's Hospital and Eastern State Hospital. 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.