Catholic Health Initiatives RN, Wound Care in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
RN, Wound Care
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: KY > LEXINGTON > SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Job Summary / Purpose
Provides nursing care according to the nursing process,
including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing and evaluating. Implements appropriate nursing care
interventions. Administers medications
and treatments in accordance with physician orders and established nursing
policies and procedures. Care provided
is based on defined standards of patient care and nursing evidence-based
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
Assumes responsibility for acquiringknowledge and skills necessary for patient care in the identified practicesetting.
Performs assessment and analyzes patient problems andconditions using critical decisioning to determine need for standard, urgent oremergent interventions.
Implements and/or modifies plan of care usingassessment data, standards of care and evidence based practice inclusive ofnursing care coordination, appropriate patient and family education, anddischarge planning. Facilitatesinterdisciplinary partnership in patient care.
Integrates ethical provisions in nursing practice anddelivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignityand rights.
Administers medications, IV therapy, and treatments incompliance with policies and procedures.
Evaluates progress towards attainment of desired patientoutcomes.
Demonstrates effective on-going observations andreassessment of patient/family and their response to the interventions andchanges in condition.
Documents assessments and interventions in accordancewith hospital policy and standards of care.
Utilizes resources appropriately and follows facilityguidelines for documentation and charging of medical supplies and equipment.
Assigns or delegates tasks to designated supportpersonnel based on needs and conditions of the patient, complexity of the task,predictability of the outcome and facility policy.
Collaborates with new employees and peers to supportorientation, training and development opportunities. Supports the profession of nursing throughsupport for nursing student clinical activities, as appropriate.
Otherduties as assigned.
Required Education for Staff Job Levels
Current RN license in the State of
Kentucky, BSN preferred. New hire RN’s have 2 years from hire date to enroll
in BSN program and it must be completed within 5 years of hire.
Required Licensure andCertifications
RN license in the State of Kentucky. BLS required. See attached grid for
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and
Graduate of an accredited school of
MISSION & VISION
of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the
Church, supported by education and research.
Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social
justice as we create healthier communities.
Our Vision is to live up to our name as one CHI:
Catholic – Living our Mission and Core
Health – Improving the health of the
people and communities we serve;
Initiatives – Pioneering models and
systems of care to enhance care delivery.
Living the Core Values of CHI
REVERENCE : Respecting diverse viewpoints and working together to bring out thebest in everyone.
INTEGRITY : Being open and honest in all of our interactions.
COMPASSION : Caring for the whole person and the greater good of others.
EXCELLENCE : Doing our best work, providing quality care and service, andachieving our goals.
CHI Standardized Competencies
Takes full responsibility for the conduct andresults of own work. Holds self/ others accountable for goal attainment. Demonstratesan understanding of the link between one’s own job responsibilities andoverall organizational goals, priorities and needs.
- Adaptability / Flexibility
Understands and appreciates different andopposing perspectives on an issue. Adapts one’s approach as situations changeand accepts changes within one’s own job or the organization at large.
Takes appropriate independent action,addresses issues proactively, engages in problem solving, generates new ideasand solutions, seeks out new responsibilities and acts on opportunities forself-development.
- Integrity & Spirituality
Is open and honest in all interactions. Actswith moral wholeness, soundness and truthfulness.
Is attentive to detail and accuracy, iscommitted to error prevention, monitors, owns and acts on quality work. Looksfor and participates in opportunities for process improvements.
Learns and practices safety as a personalpriority in your work. Addresses potential safety concerns. Willing to addressunsafe behaviors in others. Commits to team safety.
- Service Excellence
Builds confidence, is committed to increasingsatisfaction, sets achievable expectations, assumes responsibility for solvingproblems, ensures commitments are met, solicits opinions and ideas andresponds to patients, coworkers, physicians, and all other stakeholders.Maintains pleasant and professional image.
Collaborates with others toachieve common goals. Listens, works to resolve conflicts, supports andupholds team decisions. Builds constructive relationships by appreciating andrespecting the diversity and contributions of others. Promotes an overallpositive team atmosphere.
Protected Health and other confidential Information
This job accesses, uses and discloses patient protected
health and other confidential information and will use and disclose patient
protected health and other confidential information:
Only as it applies to job functions
In amounts minimally necessary forintended purpose, and
In a confidential manner.
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 7am
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0189490
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.