Catholic Health Initiatives RN Charge, ICU in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

RN Charge, ICU


Saint Joseph East, FT Nights

Position Summary:

Assure the effective use of unit resources to meet patient’s needs for nursing care on a shift by shift basis, promote interdepartmental cooperation and problem solving, facilitate the cooperative efforts of the unit nursing staff group, and provide an accessible management person to communicate with staff and to carry out supervisory functions. Provide direct nursing care to patients of all ages on the given unit.


Appropriate state licensure, specialized professional credentialing, and other formal education as needed. Registered Nurse competency is validated by the Departmental Competency Based Orientation (CBO) and designated annual competency validation for department.


Education Required:

A minimum of an Bachelor's Degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program.

  • Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before


Previous Related Experience Required:

Preferred management or leadership experience in field of expertise.

Special Skills or Attributes Required:

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.

Must also be able to walk, stand extensively, bend, stoop, squat, visually discriminate close objects,hear and distinguish normal sounds.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives 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 acknowledging 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, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

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

Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0104594