Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, Saint Joseph East, Med/Surg, FT, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, Saint Joseph East, Med/Surg, FT, Nights

Description

PositionSummary: 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.

Education:

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. 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.

Qualifications

Requirements:

A 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).

Certifications:

BLS, KBN

License.

Language:

Adequate 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 policies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • 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 forall creation, 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 sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, beingone with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense ofsolidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement,merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintainquality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitivedata at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specificsafety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts ofteam members.

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with

physicians

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH EAST

Daily Schedule 7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0106092