Registered Nurse – Stepdown job in Glasgow, KY

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Stepdown
  • Location:

    Glasgow, KY
  • Start date:

    2021-12-13
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    316545

Intermediate Medical Care Unit/IMCU Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Registered Nurse in the Intermediate Medical Care Unit, care for patients who need a moderate level of attention. Patients’, in this unit, aren’t as self-sufficient as those in standard in-patient rooms, but they are not as critical as those in the Intensive Care Unit.

Intermediate Medical Care Unit/IMCU RN Responsibilities:

  • IMCU nurses treat patients who are suffering from serious conditions, such as diabetes mellitus, electrolyte imbalances, renal failure, liver failure, gastrointestinal bleeds, blood disorders, cancer, sepsis, respiratory distress or multi-system organ failure
  • The IMCU RN assess each patient’s needs individually and collects relevant data, such as temperature, blood pressure and pain levels, according to the facility’s prescribed procedure.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of each patient’s status in accordance with the facility’s requirements.
  • Perform physician prescribed treatments in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers, being an advocate for the patient at all times
  • Evaluate patient’s response to care and initiate independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate
  • Perform other patient interventions described by the patient’s individualized treatment plan.
  • Provide individualized education for the patient, family, and or caregiver throughout the continuum of care.
  • Prepare equipment and assists physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Records all care information accurately and completely and in accordance with guidelines established for Registered Nurses
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This 196-bed acute-care facility has been providing their community of South Central Kentucky with comprehensive and advanced medical care for more than 85 years. This hospital’s mission is to combine innovation with compassion, and individualized attention with convenience. With medical services including a cancer center, neurology care, kidney care, a heart center, cardiology, and rehabilitation. This hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission.

Glasgow, KY is situated only an hour and a half away from Louisville, KY as well as an hour and a half away from Nashville, TN. Glasgow is well known for its annual Scottish Highland Games, a festival that celebrates Scottish culture, but this city offers much more. National attractions like the Mammoth Cave National Park and the Barren River Lake State Resort Park draw residents as well as visitors to awesome outdoor activities. Glasgow offers unique attraction like an annual car show and yard sale, Dinosaur World, the Plaza Theater, and the South-Central Kentucky Cultural Center. The dining scene is a melting pot of cuisines, from casual Tex-Mex and steak house to Asian inspired, fast food and delicious pizza.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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