TCU/STEPDOWN/CMU

We are always accepting resumes for qualified Transitional Care Nurses for a local hospital system in the Louisville, Ky area.  Most contracts range from 8-13 weeks & travelers are encouraged to apply.  The ability to provide outstanding patient care, multitask, and take direction is a must for this position along with 2 current years hospital experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs a comprehensive physical assessment utilizing observation techniques and all available data including lab results, procedure/test results, physician findings and findings of other disciplines.
  • Establishes nursing plan of care, utilizes other disciplines in the establishment of plan and determines appropriate nursing interventions in accordance with patient needs and nursing standards.
  • Documents care given by recording assessments, nursing care, observations and patient’s progress.
  • Instructs patients and family members regarding treatments, surgical procedures, nursing plans and home care to facilitate successful post-discharge care and patient understanding. Conveys, shares and documents advanced knowledge base.
  • Follows guidelines that maintain safety for oneself, patients, visitors and co-workers and if classified as a category I or II employee under OSHA regulations, adheres to OSHA standards by wearing personal protective equipment, following universal precautions and being knowledgeable about blood borne pathogens.

If you match this description please forward your resume to alan@malonehc.com