HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care FT/Nights in Bowling Green, Kentucky

_TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital – Bowling Green, KY_


TriStar Greenview is a 211-bed, medical-surgical facility that has served south central Kentucky for more than 40 years. TriStar Greenview provides an extensive range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, TriStar Greenview has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. TriStar Greenview has proven to be a health care leader in the region

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POSITION SUMMARY:

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TheCritical Care RN: Performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Uses the Nursing Process in delivery and delegated delivery of patient care. Assesses patient needs, plans care based on individualized identified needs, initiates interventions based on the plan of care, and evaluates responsiveness to care. Identifies cultural differences and incorporates into care. Utilizes translation services when indicated. Participates in performance improvement activities to assure continuous quality improvement. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission statement

The Critical Care RNdemonstrates knowledge in accurately interpreting arrhythmia strips and performing 12-lead EKG’S. Knowledgeable in special test and procedures to assist Physician and provides monitoring of patients. Collects and appropriately interprets subjective and or objective data i.e. V/ S, hemodynamic monitoring, EKG monitoring, lab values. Administer medication including titrating medication, IV therapy including Central lines, PICC, etc. and blood products accurately. Provides direct patient care and is proficient in the utilization of Ventilators, code management, emergency drugs, infusion devices, and intubation / extubating. Demonstrates knowledge and competency to care for patients according to age appropriateness. Cares for Neonate/Infant (0-12 months) Pediatrics (1 – 17 years) Adults (18 – 79 years) Elderly (80 years).

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POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: * Registered Nurse with State ofKentucky * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider New employees have up to 90 days from hire date to obtain the American Heart Association BLS for healthcare provider * ACLS Certification required. New employees transferring from a position that did not require ACLS and PALS have up to 6 months from transfer to obtain ACLS and PALS. New RN graduates have up to 12 months from date of hire or transfer to RNA/RN position to obtain ACLS and PALS. * PALS Certification required. New employees transferring from a position that did not require ACLS and PALS have up to 6 months from transfer to obtain ACLS and PALS. New RN graduates have up to 12 months from date of hire or transfer to RNA/RN position to obtain ACLS and PALS.

· Critical Care experience preferred
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • An extended orientation available for the applicant not meeting the job experience requirement
  • Basic Computer Skills

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care FT/Nights

Location: Kentucky-Bowling Green-Greenview Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00037-54413