Catholic Health Initiatives RN, CTVU in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Job Summary / Job Purpose
Provides nursing care according to the nursing process, includingassessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing and evaluating. Implements appropriate nursing careinterventions. Administers medicationsand treatments in accordance with physician orders and established nursingpolicies and procedures. Deliver carebased on defined standards of patient care and nursing evidence-based practice.
1.Assumes responsibility for acquiring knowledge and skills necessaryfor patient care in the identified practice setting.
2.Performs assessment and analyzes patient problems and conditionsusing critical decision making to determine need for standard, urgent oremergent interventions.
3.Implements and/or modifies plan of care using assessment data,standards of care and evidence based practice inclusive of nursing carecoordination, appropriate patient and family education, and dischargeplanning. Facilitates interdisciplinarypartnership in patient care.
4.Integrates ethical provisions in nursing practice and delivers carein a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
5.Evaluates progress towards attainment of desired patient outcomes.
6.Demonstrates effective on-going observations and reassessment ofpatient/family and their response to the interventions and changes in condition.
7.Practices patient experience best practices of AIDET, HourlyRounding, Use of the White Board as minimal expectations. May also practice bedside shift report andother best practices required by facility.
8.Documents assessments and interventions in accordance with hospitalpolicy and standards of care.
9.Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizespatient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Demonstrates knowledge of properidentification of and reporting of medical/healthcare errors. Protects the patient in the event of amedical/health care error.
10.Utilizes resources appropriately and follows facility guidelines fordocumentation and charging of medical supplies and equipment.
11.Assigns or delegates tasks to designated support personnel based onneeds and conditions of the patient, complexity of the task, predictability ofthe outcome and facility policy.
12.Collaborates with new employees and peers to support orientation,training and development opportunities.Supports the profession of nursing through support for nursing studentclinical activities, as appropriate.
KentuckyOne Health Core
At KentuckyOne Health, we expect
all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and
Excellence at work by :
and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
the highest quality of care for those we serve
together as a team to achieve our goals
continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
our resources wisely
how each of our roles contributes to the success of KentuckyOne Health.
Core Job Competencies
Skills, Knowledge or
Abilities: Must have critical thinking
skills and ability to assess changes in patient condition and take appropriate
action. Adequate knowledge of current
nursing practice and theory. Demonstrate
ability to perform technical skills according to area of assignment.
Language Ability: 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
Reasoning Ability: Must have ability to define problems, collect
data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Also, be able to interpret an extensive
variety of instructions and deliver successful results.
Computer Skills: Demonstrated
computer management skills. Considerable
knowledge of computer applications.
Proficiency with clinical documentation system in use at facility.
Education / Accreditation /Licensure (required & preferred):
Current RN license in the State of Kentucky; BSN preferred. BLS required and effective September 1 st ,
- Current BLS through American Heart Association or a previously approved
provider will be required before employment.
See attached grid for required certifications.
New hire RNs have 2 years from hire
date to enroll in BSN program and it must be completed within 5 years of
Experience (required and preferred): Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers
Job Nursing - RN
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 7pm
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0130615