RN, Clinical Staff Nurse, Full Time - Night Shift, Acute Care - Horse Cave, Kentucky - NurseRecruiter.com

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Horse Cave , Kentucky, 42749

  • Employer: Med Center Health
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Other
  • Compensation: Nights, Full Time

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We are hiring for Clinical Staff Nurses (RN) for our Acute Care Unit, Full-time for Nightshift in Horse Cave, KY.

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. The Acute Care Department at Caverna has 25 acute care/swing beds. It is also home to a 7-bed Emergency Room Department. Nurses at Caverna must have a unique set of abilities in order to perform all of the tasks asked of them. Nurses are trained to work in a primary area such as Acute Care but are also asked to be versatile and float to areas such as the Emergency Room. Teamwork and communication skills are essential. Staff Nurses are expected to enhance the quality and professionalism of nursing practice, attain knowledge and competency, and participate in shared decision-making. The RN is responsible for the coordination of and completion of work assignments for LPNs, Nurse Assistants, and/or Unit Clerks.

Seamlessly works with other team members to provide excellent patient care and ensure positive outcomes.

Communicates effectively in challenging situations

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 the 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.

Job Requirements

RN, Clinical Staff Nurse Required Education and Qualifications:

Graduate of a school of nursing required

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

One (1) year of previous nursing experience preferred

BLS Certification required

ACLS Certification must be attained within 90 days

Excellent communication skills

Ability to handle stressful situations

Capability of working independently and collaboratively as needed



RN, Clinical Staff Nurse Preferred Education and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s in nursing or a related field preferred

One (1) year of acute care or respiratory care preferred

Chemo certification preferred

About Med Center Health

As a two-time recipient of the Gallup Great Workplace Award, Med Center Health knows how to help employees thrive. We provide excellent benefits, competitive salaries and some of the best co-workers you’ll ever have. Most importantly, we give you the resources and support you need to grow.

If you are interested in joining our team of compassionate registered nurses, apply today by clicking the button below!


Horse Cave, Kentucky , 42749

Employment Type



Nights, Full Time


Med Center Health

Date Posted

Jan 20th, 2021

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