Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.
When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.
I. Minimum Education, Training, and Experience Required
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Current RN license in the state of Kentucky or Kentucky work permit.
Certifications based on the unit worked:
12 Lead EKG
0 AWHONN Fetal monitoring
0 Patient Deterioration
II. Skills and Abilities Required
Ability to identify the scope of practice issues, prioritization, critical thinking, effective decision making, communication, interpersonal relationship skills, delegation and team leading skills consistent with the level of professional growth. Adheres to specific hospital policy and procedures.
II. Position Summary
Performs care requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgement and nursing skills based upon the principles of psychological, biological, physical and social sciences in the application of the nursing process. Utilizes high-level assessment skills to design and ensure multidisciplinary patient care to meet holistic needs, incorporating established practice guidelines and regulatory standards. Must possess ability to supervise LPNs, CNAs, Techs, Unit Secretaries, and Clinical students. All employees will continually monitor and adhere to safety responsibilities and initiatives.
III. Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He/she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.
Develops a plan of care
Provides care according to policy and procedure
Evaluates patient response to interventions
Leadership skills, facilitates team work, and exhibits professional nursing practice based on the Nursing Practice Model
Delegating care/tasks as appropriate
Responsible for continuing education as well as unit specific education
If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!
Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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