Catholic Health Initiatives Charge RN, Saint Joseph Hospital, ER, Full Time, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Charge RN, Saint Joseph Hospital, ER, Full Time, Nights

Description

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.

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.

Working Relationships: The Clinical Manager is responsible to the Unit Manager. He/she may supervise one or more employees in a clinical setting. Daily contact with patients, guests, and staff. May have contact with other members of the healthcare team as such as medical representatives, students, physician's office staff, licensing/regulatory boards, etc.

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

Physical coordination, mobility, verbal articulation, vision, and learning must be easily performed. May be exposed to blood, body tissues and fluids regularly, as well as other hazardous waste materials. Must be able to tolerate environmental temperature fluctuations.

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