Catholic Health Initiatives RN, Med/Surg in MOUNT STERLING, Kentucky

RN, Med/Surg


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



Requirements: : 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. 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. 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).

Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS through

the American Heart

Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before


Additional Responsibilities:

  • 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 and sincerityas 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; continually surpassingstandards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive dataat all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specificsafety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interactseffectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and thebroader health care community.

Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120978