Lexington, KY, USA
Registered Nurses in the Trauma and Acute Care Surgical Services Progressive Care unit at UK Hospital Pavilion A Tower 100 provides care to patients requiring intensive care from trauma or surgical complications as well as a myriad of other complex medical illness that require frequent observation, specialized monitoring and medical treatment and interdisciplinary collaboration.
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.