Kettering Health Network

RN - Registered Nurse - Neurosciences - Kettering Medical Center (Days)

8 months ago(4/20/2017 11:56 AM)
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Serving the Dayton, Ohio area, Kettering Medical Center was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. With its continual focus on excellence and compassionate care, Kettering Medical Center invites you to join the team on 5 West and help serve this amazing community!


Department Summary

5 West is a 23 bed unit specializing in medical and surgical neuro patients. This includes complicated spine surgeries, strokes, and any conditions relating to brain and spinal cord. The team on 5 West focuses on strong teamwork, purposeful rounding, and bedside report.

Responsibilities & Requirements


  • The Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care to patients in all settings in collaboration with other health care providers.
  • The RN is accountable for his/her own professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law.
  • Utilizing organizational resources the RN acts as a patient advocate for the delivery of safe care including delegation of care and participation in performance and practice improvement activities.
  • The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network reflects the missions, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments


Applicants Must Have: 

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (ACEN or CCNE) if they are a new graduate nurse.
  • Bachelor of Science in nursing preferred (must be completed within 5 years of hire). If hired after June of 2010, at KMCS, all other KHN facilities after Jan 2011.
  • A nurse who is returning to the acute care setting after five or more years may be required to provide evidence of successful completion of a refresher course.
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS, NRP, PALS as determined by unit scope of practice

Preferred Qualifications

Would Prefer Applicants Have:
- Interest in pursuing advanced learning in Neurosciences
- ABNN Certification
- Activeness in professional organizations (ex. AANN)
- Eagerness to advance professional growth through education


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