HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Graduate Nurse GN Registered Nurse RN – Medical Surgical Nights in Lexington, Missouri

_Registered Nurse (RN) – Graduate Nurse (GN): _

Lafayette Regional Health Center is part of HCA Midwest Health, a network of hospitals in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. We have been commended for our excellence in healthcare service.

About Lafayette Regional Health Center: *25-bed acute care facility *All new private rooms with private baths State-of-the art imaging and testing services *Full range of general and laparoscopic surgeries *Nearly 20 medical specialties covered *Wellness programs and rehabilitation services

Convenient and quick Emergency services: *Emergency services available 24/7 *Board certified physicians **Staff trained in pediatric and advanced cardiac life support

_Position Summary_:

The role of the Graduate Nurse is to perform patient care under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Director. The Graduate Nurse provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, and in support of the mission of Lafayette Regional Health Center.

_Minimum Requirements_: Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with either an ADN or BSN degree.

Licensure/ Certifications: Must be able to obtain license from the Missouri Board of Nursing. Must take NCLEX within 90 days of graduation.* BLS upon hire & ACLS within 6 months of hire. NIH Stroke Scale certification required within 90 days of hire and annually within the fiscal year. Experience: No previous experience required other than clinical rotations required as part of the degree completion. Prior experience in a similar size facility with similar services provided is preferred. *If graduate nurse does not take the board exam within 90 day timeframe or fails the first time, consideration will be given as to whether the employee will be transferred to the position of Patient Care Technician II (salary reduced to PCT II rate) or employment ends. The second time the GN fails boards, they may be released from employment or may apply for a posted opening for which they are qualified. PCT II status cannot exceed 6 months from the time as initial hire as Graduate Nurse. #CB

Title: Graduate Nurse GN Registered Nurse RN – Medical Surgical Nights

Location: Missouri-Lexington-Lafayette Regional Health Center

Requisition ID: 09721-42042