Catholic Health Initiatives RN- Charge, 2A Med Surg in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

RN- Charge, 2A Med Surg



nursing care according to the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis,

planning, implementing and evaluating.

Implements appropriate nursing care interventions. Administers medications and treatments in

accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and

procedures. Deliver care based on

defined standards of patient care and nursing evidence-based practice.


responsibility for acquiring knowledge and skills necessary for patient care in

the identified practice setting.


assessment and analyzes patient problems and conditions using critical decision

making to determine need for standard, urgent or emergent interventions.


and/or modifies plan of care using assessment data, standards of care and

evidence based practice inclusive of nursing care coordination, appropriate

patient and family education, and discharge planning. Facilitates interdisciplinary partnership in

patient care.


ethical provisions in nursing practice and delivers care in a manner that

preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.


progress towards attainment of desired patient outcomes.


effective on-going observations and reassessment of patient/family and their

response to the interventions and changes in condition.


patient experience best practices of AIDET, Hourly Rounding, Use of the White

Board as minimal expectations. May also practice bedside shift report and

other best practices required by facility.


assessments and interventions in accordance with hospital policy and standards

of care.


all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and

reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Demonstrates knowledge of proper

identification of and reporting of medical/healthcare errors. Protects the patient in the event of a

medical/health care error.


resources appropriately and follows facility guidelines for documentation and

charging of medical supplies and equipment.


or delegates tasks to designated support personnel based on needs and

conditions of the patient, complexity of the task, predictability of the

outcome and facility policy.


with new employees and peers to support orientation, training and development

opportunities. Supports the profession

of nursing through support for nursing student clinical activities, as



Education / Accreditation / Licensure(required & preferred): Current RN license in the State of Kentucky;

BSN preferred. BLS required.

Experience (required and preferred):

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.


  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organizationvalues and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at alltimes.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitivedata at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specificsafety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of teammembers.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service andinteracts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors,staff and the broader health care community.

CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Medical/Surgical Services


Daily Schedule 7a-7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0103930