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Registered Clinical Nurse

Full Time, UofL Hospital (Critical Care, Mixed Acuity/PCU, Interventional Radiology, Surgery, etc.)

Job Purpose/Summary:

The Clinical Nurse is a competent registered nurse in this institution and will deliver nursing care to patients of varying age groups by utilizing the nursing process and nursing practice standards.  The Clinical Nurses use Nursing Practice Competencies to intervene to achieve safe, optimal patient and family centered care health outcomes; Leadership Competencies to coordinate patient care and communicate with the Care Team; Professional Profile Competencies to develop professionally as a life-long learner, and Practice Outcomes Competencies to evaluate care based on evidence, the UofL Hospital quality model, and patient safety goals.

The Clinical Nurse demonstrates competency caring for complex patients and participates on the Care Team to improve the quality of care in the clinical area.

Position Accountabilities:

The Clinical Nurse delivers outstanding service to our internal and external customer by advocating for customers preferences; maximizing communication and partnering with peers and customers; acting to obtain feedback, problem solving and change; demonstrating zest through integrity, punctuality, appearance, and style.

Requirements:

Education: BSN preferred. A minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is preferred. All new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.

Experience:

– Candidates with a BSN: A minimum one year of hospital patient care experience preferred. Will consider BSN new graduates depending on unit specific needs.

– Candidates with a ADN: New graduate currently enrolled in a BSN program with completion in two years of hire.

License & Certificates: Experience BSN and ADN candidates are required to have their KY RN license. Current AHA certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). Specific clinical areas may require additional experience or certificates.

Medical Oncology Nurse Clinician

PT James Graham Brown Cancer Center

Job Purpose/Summary:

The Medical Oncology Nurse Clinician operates under a clinical case management model to provide care to adult and geriatric patients during all phases of their treatment. Duties are to provide and coordinate patient care, including: direct Medical Oncology clinics to provide for physician patient consultation, initiate processes to ensure labs and test are completed and checked in a timely fashion providing for accommodating schedules.  The Nurse Clinician will schedule initial chemotherapies, provide for educational support for patients and their families to enhance family centered care outcomes and interact with triage to provide for an extension of clinical support. The Nurse Clinicians use nursing practice competencies to achieve safe, optimal care for patients and families.

Requirements:

Education & Training: Graduation from an accredited/approved school of nursing.  BSN preferred.

Experience: Three years of oncology patient care experience required.

License & Certification:  Current license in Kentucky.  CPR required.  OCN certification required within two years of employment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Essential Functions:

  1. Clinician oversees the overall operation of the clinics to ensure all patients are seen in a timely fashion, re-scheduled for follow-up appointments, and scheduled for treatments and/or procedures as ordered by the physician.
  1. Clinic duties include a high level of interaction with physicians, initiating chemotherapy orders, comprehensive teaching patient in regard to chemotherapy and side effects, ensuring all lab orders and other test are ordered appropriately.
  1. Demonstrates experience in current care of cancer patients and remains abreast of any changes in current therapies as related to patient treatment and outcomes.
  1. Maintains accurate documentation of observations, treatments, teaching, medications and patient response, pain assessment, critical labs, and all other care rendered.
  1. Possesses knowledge of medications and chemotherapies.  Is aware of all policies and procedures related to use and route of medications administered in clinic.
  1. Clinician is aware of patient insurance status as it relates to need for preauthorization for medications, test or hospitalization.  Clinician will be aware of pharmacy involvement re: acquiring related medications for patient care when no coverage exist.
  1. Clinician evaluates patient outcomes and takes appropriate action to ensure outcomes are measurable and reflect evidence based practice.
  1. Clinician assumes responsibility for all patient care including follow-up with patient, family, physicians, triage, ARNP and other staff in an effort to provide efficient, focused and timely response to patient/family issues.  Advises triage relative to staff coverage if primary nurse absent.
  1. Collaborates with clinical trial nurses and physicians to assure compliance with requirements of current clinical studies.  Assures proper procedures are followed and proper documentation is in place.
  1. Serves as a resource for the patient by providing educational materials and directs patients to community support services and resources.  Refers patients to home health care agency as needed to effectively manage the special needs of our extremely ill population
  1. Clinician initiates appropriate consent form and follows current policy re: completion of such.
  1. Performs other duties assigned by authorized personnel or as required to meet the needs of the facility and patients and their families.

Registered Clinical Nurse

Full Time, UofL Center for Women and Infants (NICU, Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby)

Job Purpose/Summary:

The Clinical Nurse is a competent registered nurse in this institution and will deliver nursing care to patients of varying age groups by utilizing the nursing process and nursing practice standards.  The Clinical Nurses use Nursing Practice Competencies to intervene to achieve safe, optimal patient and family centered care health outcomes; Leadership Competencies to coordinate patient care and communicate with the Care Team; Professional Profile Competencies to develop professionally as a life-long learner, and Practice Outcomes Competencies to evaluate care based on evidence, the UofL Hospital quality model, and patient safety goals.

The Clinical Nurse demonstrates competency caring for complex patients and participates on the Care Team to improve the quality of care in the clinical area.

Position Accountabilities:

The Clinical Nurse delivers outstanding service to our internal and external customer by advocating for customers preferences; maximizing communication and partnering with peers and customers; acting to obtain feedback, problem solving and change; demonstrating zest through integrity, punctuality, appearance, and style.

Requirements:

Education: BSN preferred. A minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is preferred. All new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.

Experience:

Candidates with a BSN: A minimum one year of hospital patient care experience preferred. Will consider BSN new graduates depending on unit specific needs.

Candidates with a ADN: New graduate currently enrolled in a BSN program with completion in two years of hire.

License & Certificates: Experience BSN and ADN candidates are required to have their KY RN license. Current AHA certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). Specific clinical areas may require additional experience or certificates.

Respiratory Therapist – Full Time UofL Hospital

Job Purpose/Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist (RT) has a thorough knowledge and proficiency in the skills of adult (ages 18-65), geriatric (ages 66 and over), neonatal (birth to 12 months), and occasionally adolescent (ages 12-17) respiratory care, where applicable.  The RT presents a pleasing and helpful manner to the patient, physicians, visitors, members of the department, and all other medical personnel.  The RT exhibits courteous behavior when addressing the general public and outside hospital related agencies.  The RT supports and contributes to departmental and hospital objectives by functioning as lead therapist in all aspects of respiratory care.

Position Accountabilities:

The RT complies with local, state, and federal rules and regulations, and the requirements of accrediting bodies.  The respiratory therapist adheres to established policies and procedures of the department and the hospital.

Requirements:

Education: Associate Degree in Respiratory Care or Cardiopulmonary Science or equivalent required.

Experience: One (1) year clinical experience preferred.

License & Certificates: Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care required and Mandatory Certificate issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky required. New graduates of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program have 6 months to obtain the RRT.