Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, Neuro ICU, Saint Joseph Hospital, PRN, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, Neuro ICU, Saint Joseph Hospital, PRN, 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.

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.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates acommitment to service, hospital values and professionalism throughappropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to andexhibits Catholic 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.

  • Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres toorganizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaborativelyand supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstratesexceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians,patients, 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 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0126119