Lexington, KY, USA
Registered Nurses on the Transplant Progressive floor in Tower 200 of the Trauma Acute Care Surgical Center at UK Chandler Hospital provide care primarily for adult patients with complex medical conditions requiring solid organ transplantation of liver, pancreas, or kidney. This unit is a progressive care trained area which focuses on fresh transplants, ICU transfers, patients with organ rejection, donor work ups, nephrology and urology patients and surgical subspecialties.
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.