Eastern State Hospital, a division of CKMS and managed by UK HealthCare, is currently recruiting for a full-time Registered Nurse.
Registered Nurse staff provides care appropriate to the age and the specific needs of adult patients with psychiatric illnesses. Determine nursing and/or recovery diagnosis based on nursing assessment, develops and implements the Personal Recovery Plan (PRP) for each patient served. Documents patient care and communicates changes in the patient's behavior, signs, and/or symptoms to appropriate staff. Demonstrates and performs essential functions and skills such as obtaining patient vital sign data, administering medications, providing treatment, collecting specimens, and responding to psychiatric and medical emergencies. Provides education to patients and families. Provides nursing reports, identify unusual occurrences as policies require. Participates in committees and councils. Collaborates with patient, families, and staff to ensure patient needs are met. Coordinates the evaluation and admission process. Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Night shift, 36 hrs @ Week.
Associate Degree in Nursing from NLN accredited program required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred. Must obtain Bachelor's Degree in Nursing within 5 years. BLS Certification preferred, but not required. No nursing experience is required.
Eastern State Hospital
Why Work Here?Eastern State Hospital provides recovery-focused, individualized inpatient acute care mental health services in a modern, comfortable setting. Managed by UK HealthCare, the new state-owned facility opened in 2013. We provide acute psychiatric care for adults (age 18 and over) with severe and persistent mental illness who live in the 50 counties surrounding and including Fayette County, Ky. The Central Kentucky Recovery Center for individuals with mental illness who are transitioning to the community.
Excellent Benefits! State of the Art Facility