3rd Shift, Full-Time
The major focus of this position is the supervision of the patient care environment; supporting the care team. Primary customers include the staff, physicians, patients/families and other members of the health care team. As a member of the leadership team, monitors and maintains clinical standards of care; maintains shift accountability for the assurance of appropriate staffing resources and provision of quality patient care. Acts as and represents Unit leadership when the Nurse Manager is unavailable. Demonstrates knowledge of and delivers care in accordance with the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Participates in maintaining staff competencies through education, mentoring and role modeling. Supports the Nurse Manager in interviewing and hiring employees; training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and mentoring/coaching employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Provides direct supervision of personnel practicing on Nursing Units, makes patient care assignments, evaluates assignments, facilitates patient throughput, and directly observes staff performance.
Proactively matches existing resources seeking ways to provide patient care that supports staff and maintains a therapeutic environment
Monitors productivity and assures that staffing and resources are aligned with patient care needs.
Communicates personnel related concerns to Unit Manager.
Uses a logical, systematic approach to problems and problem-solving.
Key Tasks (to include development, implementation, facilitation, support, collaboration, etc.)
Maintains Unit Professional standards.
Maintains confidentiality of information of the department.
Contributes to the efficient operation of the department.
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred): Position requires a Kentucky/ Compact State licensed Registered Nurse, BSN preferred. Bachelor's required or working toward BSN
Experience (required and preferred):
If BSN or Bachelor's: minimum 2 years RN experience, 3-5 years nursing experience preferred, Charge nurse experience preferred.
If no Bachelor's Degree, 5 years RN experience required with a commitment to have a BSN completed within 3 years.
Catholic Health Initiatives