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RN House Float - Full Time, Nights

Company: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

Hours: 36

Shift: 3rd

Status: Full Time

Job Summary:

Registered nurse implements the nursing process for each patient regardless of age (i.e. infancy to geriatric) assigned to his/her care and is responsible for the patient's care within the parameters of the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. The registered nurse promotes positive patient outcomes, quality of care and initiates change through active involvement in unit-based and hospital shared-governance councils.

National Professional Nursing Standards serve as guidelines for the registered nurse as he/she utilizes critical thinking skills and exercises appropriate nursing judgment. The registered nurse will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to improve patient outcomes. Also, the registered nurse will serve as a role model by actively participating in the process of continuous professional development, teaching and learning across the healthcare continuum.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.

1. Assessment

2. Develops a plan of care

3. Provides care according to policy and procedure

4. Evaluates patient response to interventions

5. Organizational skills

6. Leadership skills and critical thinking

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:

1. Active Kentucky License

2. BCLS Required

3. ACLS Required within 6 months.

4. A minimum of two (2) years acute care experience required.

5. BSN or Nursing Certification required except as noted:

* Individuals hired as a Staff RN prior to October 1, 2013 are grandfathered and exempt from obtaining a BSN or Certification.
* Associate degreed New Graduate Nurses must obtain a BSN by agreeing to enroll in a program within 1 year of hire/transfer and complete the degree within 5 years of hire/transfer.
* RN's with less than 5 years of experience as a nurse must enroll in a BSN program within 1 year of hire and complete the degree within 5 years of hire.
* RN's with 5 years of experience or greater as a nurse must complete one of the following: (a) Obtain a BSN by agreeing to enroll in a program within 1 year of hire and complete the degree within 5 years of hire or (b) Obtain a Nursing Certification within one year of hire or as soon as eligible to sit for the certification.

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!

Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable law

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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