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Registered Nurse 5E Vascular Thoracic Unit

Company: Baptist Health System KY & IN
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

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Job Description:Registered Nurse5E Vascular Thoracic UnitWeekly Hours: 36Shift: 1stStatus: Full TimeWe are looking for high performing Registered Nurses to join our team and provide best practice post-op care in our Vascular-Thoracic Unit (VTU / 5 East). This highly specialized, high acuity 21-bed unit provides care to patients post vascular and thoracic surgery. Our care delivery is evidence based and our interdisciplinary team is highly collegial. This active, fast-paced unit cares for patients who have had carotid surgery, lower extremity bypass, aneurysm repairs, arterial-lines, advanced DVT intervention, chest tubes, etc. RNs in this unit have autonomous scheduling and do an every third-weekend rotation. If you are interested in continuous learning and working with the latest technologies at a Magnet-facility, apply today!Job SummaryRegistered nurse implements the nursing process for each assigned to his/her care regardless of age (i.e. infancy to geriatric) and is responsible for the patient's care consistent with the Kentucky Nursing Laws and organizational policies and procedures. The registered nurse promotes positive patient outcomes and the delivery of quality patient care and initiates change through active involvement in the unit-based and hospital shared governance councils while contributing to a healthy professional practice environment.National Professional Nursing Standards serve as guidelines for nurses as they utilize critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills and exercise appropriate nursing judgment. The registered nurse collaborates with the inter-professional team to enhance patient outcomes. The registered nurse serves as a role model through actively participating in the process of continuous professional development and lifelong learning. Utilizes the Nursing Process as the framework for providing care.Minimum Education, Training, and Experience1. Active Kentucky License2. BCLS Required3. ACLS RequiredIf you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable lawBaptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Health System KY & IN, Louisville , Registered Nurse 5E Vascular Thoracic Unit, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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