Mercy Health Registered Nurse (ACE Program) in Paducah, Kentucky

Registered Nurse (ACE Program)

Job ID: 4640469

Updated: October 14, 2016

Geographic Location: Kentucky

Location: Paducah, KY, United States

Department: LHI Float Pool

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Shift: Days

Standard Hours: 36

Who May Apply

All qualified applicants are welcome to apply

Job Summary

The Accelerated Continuing Education (ACE) Program is designed for new RN graduates who are interested in exposure to various nursing units and experiences during this 8 week program. Upon successful completion, participants will be eligible for consideration into a full-time assignment on a specific unit.

Under the direction of the Charge Nurse and/or the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse provides individualized nursing care to patients in accordance within established nursing procedures and organizational philosophies. The Registered Nurse plans, directs and evaluates the provision of care by licensed & non-licensed personnel. The Registered Nurse guides unit functions with the goal of providing high quality patient care and a positive patient experience.

Qualifications - Minimum

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited school of nursing

Kentucky Registered Nurse License; or active compact state-issued license

Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS through AHA

Qualifications - Preferred

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing

Physical Demands

Works within patient care units and other areas as assigned. Working beyond normal working hours, on weekends, and holidays, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary. Working throughout the facility moving around intermittently thoughout the shift. Frequent interruptions.


6:45 am - 7:15 pm

Shift and Job Schedule

Day shift; rotating schedule

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.