Catholic Health Initiatives RN, PACU in LEXINGTON, Kentucky



Position Summary:

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


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, organization values and professionalism through appropriateconduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our corevalues:Reverence: Having aprofound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationshipsto self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trustall that has been given to us.Integrity: Moralwholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis oftrustworthiness.Compassion: Feelingwith others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted inthe sense of solidarity as members of the human community.Excellence: Outstandingachievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards toachieve/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 exceptional customerservice and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.



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).


BLS, KBN License.


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.


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.

Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0132341