Catholic Health Initiatives RN Charge Nurse, Stroke Neurology Telemetry in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

RN Charge Nurse, Stroke Neurology Telemetry

Description

Position Summary: Manages allpatient care functions on an assigned unit/shift. Ensures that quality patient care is providedper defined standards of practice.Provides direct patient care based on the nursing process and individualpatient needs. Provides families ofpatients with emotional support, information, and guidance related to thetreatment plan. Educate patients andfamilies on areas of health and fitness.

Qualifications

Requirements: A minimum of an Associate Degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program. Appropriate state licensure, specialized professional credentialing, and other formal education as needed. Registered Nurse competency is validated by the Competency Based Orientation (CBO) and designated annual competency validation for department.

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Working Relationships: The Clinical Manager is responsible to the Unit Manager. He/she may supervise one or more employees in a clinical setting. Daily contact with patients, guests, and staff. May have contact with other members of the healthcare team as such as medical representatives, students, physician's office staff, licensing/regulatory boards, etc.

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

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 also be able to walk, stand extensively, bend, stoop, squat, visually discriminate close objects, hear and distinguish normal sounds.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives 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, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job RN

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 7pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0183417

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.