Catholic Health Initiatives RN, 4A Med/Surg, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time, 7A in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
RN, 4A Med/Surg, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time, 7A
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 toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor 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 confidentiality andprotects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supportsefforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
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).
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
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.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations areEqual Opportunity Employers/CBKYONE
Job Nursing - RN
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 7A
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Every Other
Req ID: 2017-R0120857