Registered Nurses KMI

at The Brook Hospitals KMI

Louisville, KY

Posted on Oct. 27, 2017

Full Time

$22.00– $28.00 Hourly

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan

Registered Nurses - RN's - KMI Location

New Grads & Associate RN welcome

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Education requirementsRegistered Nurse Licensure through KBN. (This is not an LPN position)

QualificationsThe Registered Nurse is responsible for implementation of the nursing process in all aspects of patient care for all patient populations including geropsych, chemically dependent adults, adult psych, adolescents and children. Assures a comprehensive approach to patient care by applying appropriate theories to psychiatric nursing practice for all patients. This position requires a Registered Nurse's license in the state of Kentucky.

ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates knowledge of actions, indications and contraindications, side effects, correct dosages and routes, and nursing implications of drugs in the administration of medications and seeks appropriate intervention for the side effect
-Responds with therapeutic interventions to disruptive behavior disorders
-Observes and interprets each patients behavior, demonstrating an understanding of psychiatric concepts, diagnoses and developmental stage
-Accurately assesses patients in crisis and takes appropriate action to insure patient’s safety
-Completes comprehensive nursing assessment and initiates nursing interventions within 8 hours of admission
-Evaluates nursing care given to assigned patients and revises treatment care plans as needed
-Can evaluate information provided by patient/family regarding previous history, allergies, symptoms, etc., as designed on the nursing assessment
-Intervenes in medical emergencies including proper notification of administration, physicians, primary therapist, and family
Documents events to include follow-up/resolution in progress notes and variance report

SkillsRegistered Nurse, Organized Therapeutic Interventions

Work hours7:00pm-7:00am
3:00pm -11:00pm
Shift differential for second shift 3p-11p is 7.5% above base
Shift differential or third shift 11p-7a is 12% above base

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