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RN, Neuro ICU

  • KentuckyOne Health
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Oct 04, 2017
ID: 8284102 VIEWS: 4 Full time Health Care

Job 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.

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.

Additional Responsibilities\:

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

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