Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, 3A, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-Time, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Registered Nurse, 3A, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-Time, Nights
Summary: Provides patients with direct
nursing care based on the nursing process and individual patient assessment
needs. Provide families of patients with
emotional support, information and guidance in treating the identified
patient. Educate patients and families
in areas of health and illness that maintain optimum levels of physical and
Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct anddemeanor at all times
Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentialityand protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizationaland department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
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.
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.
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).
Relationships: Responsible to the Manager. May supervise one or more Associates in a
clinical or educational setting. Daily
contact is with co-workers, managers, social services, medical staff, students,
clergy, patients, families, visitors, volunteers, and the general public. May have contact with other members of the
Health Care Delivery team such as medical representatives, interns, externs,
insurance agents, representatives of licensing/regulatory boards and physician
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.
May be exposed to radiation, toxins, dust, cytotoxins, and/or poisonous
substances. May be exposed,
periodically, to physical injury, burns, noise, and some electrical hazards.
Must work in
a variety of situations and adhere to Hospital policies in accordance with
safety requirements, including standard and transmission based infection
control and environmental precautions.
Must function appropriately in emergency situations. Must deal appropriately with aggressive
personalities through the use of effective communication and, as needed, use of
the chain of command. Must also be able to walk, stand extensively, bend,
stoop, squat, visually discriminate close objects, hear and distinguish normal
Job Nursing - RN
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 7p
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0126834