Registered Nurse (RN), 2A ICU
Company: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and
professional environment that encourages our employees to want to
come to work every day.
When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role
in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in
the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our
2A ICU is a 21-bed medical/surgical ICU serving high acuity
medical ICU patients. The unit population is cardiac interventions,
SARS, Cardiogenic shock, Rotoprone, Post-partum critical care
patients and complex care ICU patients most of which have a medical
or cardiac diagnosis.
The Registered Nurse implements professional nursing practice
centered on the patient as a whole person and the creation of a
caring environment focused on healing and wellness. S/he honors
patients' mind, body and spirit by respecting human dignity and the
uniqueness of each individual. Nursing practices are based on
evidence and current research as well as hospital and department
policies and procedures, regulatory standards and professional
guidelines. Clinical decision-making incorporates all four phases
of the nursing process, critical thinking and creativity. Nursing
excellence is promoted through helping relationships among nursing
staff and across other disciplines. The Registered Nurse is an
exemplar for compassion, acceptance, respect and empathy honoring
nursing as a distinct discipline and supporting an environment
focused on healing and wellness. As a clinical nurse, this
individual spends majority of his/her time (> 50%) coordinating,
ensuring and providing direct patient care activities on the unit
through: provision of nursing rounds, assessments and treatments;
facilitating admission, transfer and discharge activities;
provision of patient and family-centered education; care
coordination and individualized treatment planning as applicable,
- Current RN licensure or work permit in Kentucky
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or
university. In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, an Associate's Degree
in Nursing will be acceptable for initial hire with the
understanding that the individual must be enrolled within 12 months
in a Bachelors Degree program and must have achieved the degree
within 5 years. This supports the organizational goal of 80% of all
nurses obtaining a bachelor's degree or higher by 2020.
- Basic Life Support
- ACLS/PALS/NRP and successful completion of dysrhythmia class as
required by department of assignment
If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on
supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge
you to apply now!
Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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