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This position is a departmental float nurse for coverage of the nursing departments, other patient care areas and the hospital in general. Responsibilities include knowledge of the hospital and its policies and procedures. The Float Nurse includes assisting the Emergency Department and Med/Surg Department with patient care, triage, assessments, discharges and medication administration. Must become proficient with the EMR systems in the hospital. Will provide primary nurse responsibility as needed or will cover the floor to ensure appropriate staff coverage. 3 - 12 hour shifts. Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

QUALIFICATIONS: Current active RN license in Kentucky, or current working permit issued by KY Board of Nursing, or current compact license. Graduate of accredited school of Nursing. BLS required upon hire. ACLS and PALS certification required within six months of hire (training provided by Trigg County Hospital). TNCC recommended but not required at time of employment. Must have TNCC within one year of employment. Must have one year minimum of ED/Critical Care experience.

BENEFITS: Vacation and Sick leave for full-time employees, 403(b) retirement plan, paid life insurance policy, health savings account. Approved site for HRSA loan repayment program for nurses.

SALARY: $27.25 - $31.00/hr based on years of experience in nursing; Shift differential pay available for night and weekend shifts.
Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Night
Ref Code: 050219
Contact Information
Kathy Gray - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
Phone: 270-206-3607
Fax: 270-522-1037

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Trigg County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access facility located near beautiful Lake Barkley and scenic Land Between the Lakes. The hospital opened its doors to the citizens and visitors of Trigg County and the surrounding area on April 22nd, 1952. That day, Former Kentucky Governor, Lawrence Wetherby, made a statement which still very much describes Trigg County Hospital to this day: "There are larger hospitals in the world, but none more efficient or beautiful."