Catholic Health Initiatives RN, 3 Lourdes Adolescent Psych 12-18, Our Lady of Peace, Evenings, Full Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

RN, 3 Lourdes Adolescent Psych 12-18, Our Lady of Peace, Evenings, Full Time


Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016! We are one of the country’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals. The facility offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric treatment and substance abuse services in the state, including specialized programs and services along the full continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents, and adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions and incentives for FT RN positions.

Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Adolescent Psych department.

The Registered Nurse provides leadership in planning, organizing and coordinating the functions of an assigned patient care unit for a specific shift. This role may provide care to a various patient population throughout the life span.

Provides nursing care including administration of medications and treatments in accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and procedures. Care provided is based on defined standards of patient care and nursing practice.

Essential Duties:

  • Manages and coordinates the care of patients in a defined care delivery model, utilizing the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

  • Supervises and/or provides all nursing care provided to an assigned patient population. Any delegated care is based on the abilities and limitations of care personnel and patient acuity. Continually monitors the performance of the team members reporting to the RN and adjusts the delivery of care or clinical technique appropriate to the patient.

  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with the interdisciplinary team.

  • Accountable for patient/family education in collaboration with interdisciplinary care team and patient/family.

  • Documents nursing care and patient status in accordance with the nursing process and standards of care.

  • Provides a safe environment and promotes quality patient care through adherence to established standards.

  • Identifies opportunities for and participates in performance improvement activities.

  • Demonstrates competent professional practice, and engages in opportunities for professional growth.

  • Contributes to the productivity and professional environment of the department.

  • Performs related duties as required.


Education or Experience requirements:

  • Current RN license in the State of Kentucky; ADN is required.

  • BLS required.

  • Minimum two years clinical nursing experience preferred.

  • One year of experience required if position is for the Resource Team or a PRN position.

  • Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing experience preferred.

  • Able to complete Safe Crisis Management and perform Safe Crisis Management techniques 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.


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.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 2

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0099111