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Company: Frankfort Regional Medical Center
Location: Frankfort, KY
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

 Frankfort Regional Medical Center is a 173 bed, Level III Trauma, Magnet designated facility. We are a Joint Commission Accredited, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, one of the nation's largest and leading healthcare systems, offering you job security, reputability, and flexible career paths, among other benefits. Our focus is simple- putting patients first. We have embraced this philosophy by focusing on patient care practices and new technology, keeping patient safety a top priority.

 

 

The Nurse Extern delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. Under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN), the Nurse Extern assists the nursing staff in providing patient care in accordance with the Nurse Extern's skills/training and the needs of the Department, and consistently assists the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient care environment.  The Nurse Extern is currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of nursing and can perform higher-level procedures once competency is achieved.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
  • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.
  • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.
  • Provides or assists with non-medicated support care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, oxygen delivery, and venous compression devices.
  • Performs non-medicated support tasks, including oral suctioning, enema, catheterization and foley catheter removal, drain maintenance, and basic wound care. Increases variety and difficulty of tasks as competency is verified through nursing program.

 

We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. As a PRN employee, in addition to job security and the reputability that comes with HCA, your benefits will include a competitive salary & 401k with 3-9% matching.

 

Intrigued? Don't wait, apply today. We are actively reviewing applications for motivated new grads who will help us raise the bar in patient care. Be a part of an organization that invests in you. HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues and we are committed to providing you with the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We would love to speak with you about this fantastic opportunity.


 

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of nursing is required
  • 1+ years of nursing school is completed

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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