Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse, CTVU, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, CTVU, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time, Nights

Description

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 functioning.

Qualifications

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).

Working Relationships:

Responsible to the Manager. May

supervise one or more Associates in a clinical or educational setting. Daily contact is with co-workers, managers,

social services, medical staff, students, clergy, patients, families, visitors,

volunteers, and the general public. May

have contact with other members of the Health Care Delivery team such as

medical representatives, interns, externs, insurance agents, representatives of

licensing/regulatory boards and physician offices.

Physical coordination, mobility, verbal articulation,

vision, and learning must be easily performed.

May be exposed to blood, body tissues and fluids regularly, as well as

other hazardous waste materials. Must be

able to tolerate environmental temperature fluctuations. May be exposed to radiation, toxins, dust,

cytotoxins, and/or poisonous substances.

May be exposed, periodically, to physical injury, burns, noise, and some

electrical hazards.

Must work in a variety of situations and adhere to Hospital

policies in accordance with safety requirements, including standard and

transmission based infection control and environmental precautions. Must function appropriately in emergency

situations. Must deal appropriately with

aggressive personalities through the use of effective communication and, as

needed, use of the chain of command. Must also be able to walk, stand

extensively, bend, stoop, squat, visually discriminate close objects,hear and

distinguish normal sounds.

AdditionalResponsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives 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, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/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 exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and itsorganizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Critical Care/ICU

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2016-R0085566