Catholic Health Initiatives Charge RN, Emergency Room in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Charge RN, Emergency Room

Description

Saint Joseph Hospital, FT Nights

Position Summary: Manages all patient care functions on an assigned unit/shift. Ensures that quality patient care is provided per defined standards of practice. Provides direct patient care based on the nursing process and individual patient needs. Provides families of patients with emotional support, information, and guidance related to the treatment plan. Educate patients and families on areas of health and fitness.

Qualifications

Requirements: A minimum of an Associate Degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program. Appropriate state licensure, specialized professional credentialing, and other formal education as needed. Registered Nurse competency is validated by the Competency Based Orientation (CBO) and designated annual competency validation for department.

Education:

A minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is preferred. Effective May 1, 2014, all new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.

  • Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before

employment.

Requirements:

A minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. Appropriate state licensure, specialized professional credentialing and other formal education as needed. Registered Nurse competency is validated by the Competency Based Orientation (CBO) plan. May provide additional information related to competencies at higher levels. Maintains designated yearly competencies by unit. Maintains certifications according to specific unit requirements; i.e., BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc. Demonstrates a strong belief and behaviors consistent with the Saint Joseph HealthCare Mission and Core Values (Reverence, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence).

Certifications:

BLS, KBN License.

  • Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before

employment.

Language:

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0120862