Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, PACU, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-Time, Days in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, PACU, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-Time, Days


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.



  • Demonstrates a commitment to service,organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct anddemeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values:Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation,shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledgingthat 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 their sorrowsand joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the humancommunity.Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassingstandards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protectssensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and departmentspecific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts ofteam members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service andinteracts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors,staff and the broader health care community.




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) 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).



KBN License.



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. Effective May 1, 2014, 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.



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


Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 1st Shift

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0129469