Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse - Cardiac : NHH (0.9 FTE Nights) in LINCOLN, Nebraska
Registered Nurse - Cardiac : NHH (0.9 FTE Nights)
position contributes to the mission and vision of Alegent Health by providing
direct and indirect nursing care to a designated group of patients across the
age continuum. Provides services which
encompass the spiritual, physiological, social, and psychological aspects of
care of the sick, prevention of disease, or conservation of health.
Alegent Health is a
not-for-profit umbrella corporation providing governance, administrative
management and direction to all operations of Bergan Mercy Health System
(sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives) and Immanuel Medical
Center (Immanuel Health
Systems). These two health systems have
consolidated operations while maintaining separate religious identities,
financial assets and medical staffs.
Consolidated operations include
five acute-care metropolitan hospitals located in the Omaha-Council Bluffs
metropolitan area; three rural hospitals located in Missouri Valley and
Corning, Iowa and in Schuyler, Nebraska; one long-term care facility located in
Omaha; one ambulatory service facility at Lakeside in Omaha; minority owner of
community hospital in Blair; home care programs serving the region; multiple
metropolitan and rural health care clinics/offices; major programmatic
initiatives in managed care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral
health, senior services, cardiovascular services, orthopedics, women’s and
children’s services, and oncology; and joint ventures with community partners
in pediatrics and hospice.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
incumbent reports directly to the Operations Director and/or Manager, Nursing
Service Administration and works collaboratively with patients, families,
physicians, other departments and health care entities.
patient status with patient/family input and identifies age-appropriate patient
care needs/problems that includes bio-physical, psycho-social, spiritual,
environment, self-care, and educational needs and will serve to focus the
provision of nursing care at admission, transfer, and discharge.
Plans individualized age appropriate
evidence-based patient care through a interdisciplinary team approach and
through interdisciplinary patient care conference, ongoing patient assessments,
re-evaluation of patient problems or needs.
- Utilizes professional skills and
judgement in prescribing, delegating and coordinating the plan of care;
includes appropriate resources to manage patient care path/CareMaps/variances.
Administers medications and treatments according to nursing policy.
and directs professional and nonprofessional personnel in the delivery of
patient care, evaluates patient care effectiveness, modifies the plan of care
according to age appropriate patient nursing policy. Utilizes care
paths/CareMaps to develop and modify the patient's plan of care. Monitors variances
and takes action on these variances.
the following nursing services: a. Independent; b. Inter-dependent; c. Delegated.
patient/significant other learning needs and initiates and provides for age
to patient calls, anticipates individual patient needs, and assures patient
safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance, and other
appropriate safety measures.
the ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and
emergency situations. Demonstrates
effective management of rapidly changing situations.
and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, and other
team members while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
- Maintains and promotes a professional
attitude by providing support and assisting co-workers and other team members
in the delivery of patient care.
- Demonstrates a cost effective awareness
by careful, efficient, and non-wasteful use of supplies and linens; uses
established charge procedures and implementation of systems.
- Complies with internal and external
regulations, policies and procedures.
- Assumes responsibility for personal and
professional growth through participation in unit meetings, inservice programs,
continuing education programs, and fulfills yearly requirements as stated by
policy. Participates in achieving nursing division goals and supports Shared
Leadership structure. Assists in the orientation
of new staff and participates in unit Quality Improvement activities. Participates in achieving organizational
- Assumes charge/leadership
responsibilities based on skill level and unit needs. As a charge nurse, the incumbent assumes leadership
role for the shift to include the following duties: serves as a resource for
patient care, assigns staffing for shift, makes recommendations to manager if
disciplinary actions are needed, and complies with all regulations.
Participates in all safety, security and infection
control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by
Complies with internal and external regulations,
policies, and procedures. Participates
in achieving nursing division goals and supports shared governance
value of multicultural traditions and demonstrates this when caring for clients.
delegates nursing procedures which do not require the skill/knowledge or
judgement of a licensed professional and which may be safely delegated in
accordance with nursing policies and procedures. Supervises the provision of care by
non-licensed personnel as necessary.
- Contributes to planning for use of
physical, human, and capital budget fiscal resources.
work practices consistent with Alegent Health and department-specific
safety, security and infection control
- Assess patient’s pain and establishes an
acceptable pain level. Responds and intervenes to verbal and non-verbal pain.
- Authorized to make entries in the medical
record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any
- Must have ability to work effectively and
collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
experience in an area of specialty preferred.
of a Registered Nurse program in an accredited institution
RN licensure in the State of Nebraska or the
State of Iowa. Nebraska and
compact states so you must be
licensed in the state of residence.
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.
Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include
the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American
Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO,
must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required within 6
months. Acceptable credentialing bodies
and certifications include the following:
American Heart Association:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health
Institute: ACLS, American
College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and
of Emergency Physician: ACLS
(Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within
12 months. Acceptable credentialing
bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American
Safety and Health Institute: PALS,
Emergency Nurses Association: Emergency
Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), American
Pediatrics: Pediatric Education for
Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), and American Academy of Pediatrics/American
College of Emergency Physicians: APLS.
requires continuous use of reading skills and verbal communication skills. Job requires frequent use of written
communications skills. Job requires
delegation, conflict resolution, individual and group interactions, time
management, critical thinking and stress management. Incumbents must possess
knowledge of how to provide care to a diverse population of patients and the
ability to communicate and work with people from a variety of age-groups,
social strata and ethnic backgrounds.
Job Nursing - RN
Primary Location NEBRASKA-LINCOLN-NEBRASKA HEART INSTITUTE
Daily Schedule Nights
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0106251