Lexington, KY, USA
Registered Nurses in Tower 200 Progressive Care of the Trauma Acute Care
Surgical Center at UK Chandler Hospital provide care primarily for adult
patients with trauma or acute care surgical conditions. Patient conditions
include injuries resulting from blunt and penetrating trauma, solid organ
transplant, and vascular and non-elective orthopedic surgeries
The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes. This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction.