Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, 3A, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-Time, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, 3A, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-Time, Nights

Description

Position

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

emotional functioning.

AdditionalResponsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Requirements:

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).

Working

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

offices.

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.

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

sounds.

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-R0126837