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Registered Nurse - Intensive Care in Paducah, KY at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

Who May Apply

All qualified applicants are welcome to apply

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Charge Nurse and/or the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse provides individualized nursing care to patients in accordance within established nursing procedures and organizational philosophies. The Registered Nurse plans, directs and evaluates the provision of care by licensed & non-licensed personnel. The Registered Nurse guides unit functions with the goal of providing high quality patient care and a positive patient experience.

Qualifications - Minimum

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited school of nursing

Kentucky Registered Nurse License; or active compact state-issued license

Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS through AHA 

Qualifications - Preferred

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing

One to two years of critical care nursing experience

Physical Demands

Works within patient care units and other areas as assigned. Working beyond  normal working hours, on weekends, and holidays, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.  Working throughout the facility moving around intermittently thoughout the shift.  Frequent interruptions.


6:45 am - 7:15 pm

Shift and Job Schedule

Days with rotating schedule

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.



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