HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Step Down FT Nights in Frankfort, Kentucky

Frankfort Regional Medical Center (FRMC) is a 103 bed acute care hospital. We offer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With our team-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning and career growth, we know you'll find that Frankfort Regional offers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, nursing clinical ladder, referral bonuses, outstanding educational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-off plan.

FRMC is one of only four Level III Trauma Centers in Kentucky, and has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - setting the standard for excellence in emergency heart care. Frankfort Regional Medical Center attained Magnet® recognition again in May 2016. Receiving Magnet recognition for the second time is a great achievement for Frankfort Regional Medical Center, as it continues to proudly belong to the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 430 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and includes model elements for delivering superior patient care such as the quality of nursing leadership and coordination and collaboration across specialties, as well as processes for measuring and improving the quality and delivery of care. Magnet recognition provides specific benefits to health care organizations and their communities, such as: • Higher patient satisfaction with nurse communication, availability of help and receipt of discharge information. • Lower risk of 30-day mortality and lower failure to rescue rates. • Higher job satisfaction among nurses. • Lower nurse reports of intentions to leave their positions.

The PCU RN performs patient care under the direction of the Charge Nurse, Clinical Coordinator/ Supervisor, and Nursing Director. The PCU RN provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient and in support of the Mission, Vision, and Philosophy of Nursing of Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Care is provided in a patient and family centered environment and in collaboration with physician and ancillary departments.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Licensure/Certifications: Must hold a current license from the Kentucky Board of Nursing. BLS required upon hire and ACLS within six months of hire. TNCC within 2 years of hire. PCCN within 1 year of eligibility is preferred.

Experience: 1-2 years of previous charge experience preferred. Prior experience in a similar size facility with similar services provided is preferred. Previous emergency, pre-hospital or Progressive Care preferred. The PCU RN should have the ability to carry out all responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner. Demonstrates expertise in area of clinical specialization. Excellent communication (verbal, written), interpersonal, organizational, leadership, exceptional interpersonal relations and problem solving skills required.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Step Down FT Nights

Location: Kentucky-Frankfort-Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00059-3899