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Job Information

Position Summary

The registered nurse is responsible for the delivery of professional nursing care to assigned patients to include assessment, implementation, coordination, teaching, consulting and evaluation of patient care. Enhances quality and professionalism of nursing practice, attains knowledge and competency, and participates in shared decision making. On assigned shift, responsible for the coordination of and completion of work assignments for LPNs, Nurse Assistants and/or Unit Clerks.

Minimum Qualifications

Work Experience

Previous RN experience preferred.


Graduate of a school of nursing required.

Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field preferred.


Kentucky RN license (OR) RN license in a State recognized by the Kentucky Nurse Licensure Compact Act required effective June 1, 2007.

Job Specific Performance Standards

The duties listed below are a summary of the major essential functions of this position. The position may require other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned, and specific functions may change from time to time.

  • Utilizes a combination of knowledge, experience and situational awareness to provide safe, high quality, individualized care to patients.
  • Applies critical thinking skills to the assessment, interpretation, and analysis of each patient’s information to design a complete, holistic plan of care in collaboration with peers and providers.
  • Delegates in accordance with applicable legal and policy parameters. Recognizes when there is a need for further intervention and escalates appropriately.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning for continued professional growth and education that reflects competence, knowledge and understanding of current nursing practice.
  • Establishes a caregiver-patient relationship that is built on mutual trust, respect, compassion and communication to meet the unique needs of each patient and family.

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