LifePoint Health Special Response Team RN, Nights in Georgetown, Kentucky
Join our LifePoint Central Kentucky Market
Special Response Team Nurse Program!
Now offering an exciting opportunity for a full-time travel Registered Nurse in the Central Kentucky Area. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced, advanced certified Registered Nurses with community health experience. Enjoy the benefits of being a LifePoint employee while also traveling to different hospitals within Central Kentucky.
The special response team RN, also known as SRT nurse, is a member of this unique internal program that supports the four (4) LifePoint Central Kentucky Hospitals.
We can offer the following:
- 6-week contracts at same location
- Elite hourly compensation
- Twelve-hour shifts
- Vast experience across the LifePoint Central Kentucky Market
- Tuition Assistance
- Off-shift differentials
- Free onsite parking
Locations: Bluegrass Community Hospital, Bourbon Community Hospital, Clark Regional Medical Center, and Georgetown Community Hospital
- $70.00 dayshift
- $75.00 nightshift
- Off-shift Rate Differential: $2.25
- Weekend Regular Rate Differential: $2.00
- Weekend Off Shift Rate Differential: $4.25
Purpose: The Special Response Team Registered Nurse role is utilized to provide clinical support to clinical areas throughout all four Central Kentucky LifePoint facilities that have a high need for supplemental staffing. The SRT RN has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care using the nursing process. The SRT RN, in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. Nurses must be willing to work at all Central Kentucky LifePoint facilities and accept regular rotational assignments as determined by the Senior SRT Program Director.
Serve as a resource for staff and other disciplines.
Strengthen interdisciplinary relationships with members of the healthcare team.
Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital-related information.
Take action to improve knowledge, skills, and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.
Utilize the nursing process in managing the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching, and discharge planning.
Provide basic psychosocial support and counseling.
Report and record all changes observed in the condition or behavior of patients.
Respond to emergent situations and initiates appropriate actions.
Seek out an appropriate nursing, physician, or other healthcare team intervention.
Perform work in a timely and productive manner.
Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures
Communicate educational needs when necessary. Maintain contact availability for schedule changes when needed. Must be flexible in scheduling to the requirements of the unit assigned.
Maintain critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in the application of nursing.
Maintain standards of nursing care and utilizes standards as a guide for practice.
Function independently with one day orientation, unless otherwise specified. Maintain critical thinking skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities as related to various aspects of patient care. Cultivate professional relationships and communication in the clinical environment.
Identify and communicates learning needs to appropriate manager.
Document in the medical record according to established procedures.
Ensure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department, i.e., Maintenance or Biomedical Engineering.
Establish appropriate, assertive, and professional communication strategies.
Coordinate interdepartmental activities to expedite care.
Coordinate, provide, and evaluate patient/family education.
Constructively receive feedback and direction
Contribute to the universal unit activities, including but not limited to responding to call lights and telephone, passing meal trays and patient transports.
Comply with established medication use policies.
Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.
Collaborate with physician and care team to ensure quality patient care.
Communicate patient’s condition to physician and other key members of the health care team.
Assume responsibility for complex assignments and views problems as challenges.
Assume the responsibility of charge nurse as needed when staffing requires an experienced staff nurse.
· Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice.
· _Two (2) year of nursing experience in ICU or ED Training is required._
· Must be able to pass all required testing for Registered Nurses.
· The SRT RN must agree to be available to work 72 hours in a bi-weekly pay period including but not limited to: day, night, weekend, and holiday shifts and will follow the scheduling requirements of the Central Kentucky LifePoint facility assigned.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
· Handle with Care
· Active, unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) license
· Bachelor’s degree – Required
· Advanced Certification (CEN, CCRN, etc.) – Required
LifePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
/ • You must have twelve (12) continuous months of service at LifePoint Health and must have at least six (6) months of service in your most recent position (temporary/prn staff members applying for a regular position are not held to this service requirement)./
/• You must meet all the required qualifications stated on the job posting./
/• You must not have received corrective action at a written warning level or above in the past six (6) months./
/• You must not be on an active Performance Improvement Plan (PIP). /
/• You must complete all steps of the transfer request process./
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Organization: *Georgetown Community Hospital
Title: Special Response Team RN, Nights
Requisition ID: 7427-4445