Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, Medical Surgical, Saint Joseph East, Pool, Days in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, Medical Surgical, Saint Joseph East, Pool, Days


Job Summary :

Requires close supervision until able to practice with a greater degree of

independence. Knowledgeable of the nursing process and the professional standards of nursing. Applies knowledge of

basic growth and development to perform assessments. Provides care based

on the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.

Essential Duties :

  • Assessesand interprets patient status/information based on knowledge ofgrowth/development and age; recognizes basic changes based on theassessment.

  • Prioritizes,initiates, and delegates appropriate interventions based on assessedpatient need.

  • Demonstratesability to administer medication and treatments safely and effectivelybased on age and development of patient.

  • Demonstratesthe ability to use, maintain, and troubleshoot patient care equipment.

  • Initiatesdischarge planning based on assessed needs and follows through asappropriate.

  • Completesall patient care documents according to policy (i.e., Nursing Notes,Admission Assessments, MAR's, Restraint Document, etc.).


Education :

  • Graduateof an accredited school of nursing.

  • Effective May 1, 2014, all new-hire Associate DegreeRegistered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start anapproved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSNprogram within five years of hire.

Experience :

  • This is a PRN (pool) position so two years of nursing is required.

License/Certification :

  • ActiveRN license in the state.

  • BLSrequired.

  • ACLSrequired on telemetry units within 12 months.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Demonstratesa commitment to service, organization values and professionalism throughappropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheresto and exhibits our 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, honesty and sincerityas a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassingstandards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheresto organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Workscollaboratively and supports efforts of team members

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


Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0104590