Nurse Clinical - RN/Critical Care

($22.44 - $35.95/hour)

Lexington, KY

Dogwood Services Inc. is seeking RNs for healthcare client. The critical care RN will provide care for adult patients who are moderately stable, have complex needs and require comprehensive care. Patient care will include frequent assessment of pulmonary, renal, cardiac, vascular and neurological conditions. The Adult Progressive Care Unit provides a more intensive level of care and monitoring than telemetry and medical/surgical units. As a part of this unit, the RN serves as an important component of the interdisciplinary progressive care team. This team is responsible for closely monitoring the patient’s physiologic condition, performing frequent treatments as ordered by the physician, and providing a safe transition from intensive care to acute care.



Physical Requirements:

Skills Requirements:               

The ideal candidate will have the following: knowledge of Maslow’s eight Basic Human Needs and the priority within Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Frame Work as well as Swanson’s Caring model; superb direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers and physicians; and strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skill. The candidate will be highly motivated, pro-active and confident in advocating for patients and their family members. Will also enjoy working in a strong team environment and provides open, honest communication with fellow staff and physicians. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical skills and a proven ability to work in a team as well as independently.


Preferred Education/Experience:   



·         Must be able to work three, 12-hour shifts 7pm-7:30am per week; will also be required to work some weekend and holidays.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Dogwood is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, disabled persons, veterans and disabled veterans are especially encouraged to apply (we are a disabled veteran-owned business).