Catholic Health Initiatives RN Charge, Surgical Telemetry in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

RN Charge, Surgical Telemetry

Description

Saint Joseph East, Surgical Telemetry 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.

Qualifications

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.

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.

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

employment.

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 and demeanor 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 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, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

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-R0102271