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REGISTERED NURSE - SURGICAL CARE UNIT

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Job Description:

SunIRef:Nurse:title REGISTERED NURSE - SURGICAL CARE UNIT Owensboro Health 151 reviews - Owensboro, KY Owensboro Health 151 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment. Job Responsibilities Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders. Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with patient/family and members of the healthcare team. Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture, and willingness to learn. Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Organizational Responsibilities Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation. Education Associate's degree or higher in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Master's degree in Nursing preferred. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Master's degree in Nursing required within 5 years of employment in this position. Licensure/Certification/Registration Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position. Certified as an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider preferred. Work Experience No experience required. Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service. FLSA Classification Non-Exempt Disclaimer This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas. Additional Position Related Details Populations Served Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment. Physical Requirements Activity and Frequency: Bending/Stooping - Frequently Climbing - Occasionally Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently Kneeling - Occasionally Lifting/Moving Patients - Frequently Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Rarely Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Rarely Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Frequently Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Frequently Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Frequently Reaching - Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently Running - Occasionally Sitting - Occasionally Squatting - Frequently Standing - Frequently Walking - Frequently Audible Speech - Frequently Hearing Acuity - Frequently Smelling Acuity - Occasionally Taste Discrimination - Never Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently Exposures Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees. Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment. Job Responsibilities Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders. Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with patient/family and members of the healthcare team. Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture, and willingness to learn. Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Organizational Responsibilities Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization's core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation. Education Associate's degree or higher in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Master's degree in Nursing preferred. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Master's degree in Nursing required within 5 years of employment in this position. Licensure/Certification/Registration Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position. Certified as an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider preferred. Work Experience No experience required. Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service. FLSA Classification Non-Exempt Disclaimer This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas. Additional Position Related Details Populations Served Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment. Physical Requirements Activity and Frequency: Bending/Stooping - Frequently Climbing - Occasionally Keyboard Data Entry - Frequently Kneeling - Occasionally Lifting/Moving Patients - Frequently Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Frequently Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Rarely Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Rarely Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Frequently Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Frequently Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Frequently Reaching - Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Frequently Running - Occasionally Sitting - Occasionally Squatting - Frequently Standing - Frequently Walking - Frequently Audible Speech - Frequently Hearing Acuity - Frequently Smelling Acuity - Occasionally Taste Discrimination - Never Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently Exposures Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees. Owensboro Health - Just posted report job - original job

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