RN House Float - Full Time, Nights
Company: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Status: Full Time
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
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
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.
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
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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