Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives
(CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the
U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual
care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every
four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before.
Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With
our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building
healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and
vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both
inside our hospitals and out in the community.
JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
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 acquiring knowledge and skills necessary
for patient care in the identified practice setting.
Performs assessment and analyzes patient problems and conditions
using critical decisioning to determine need for standard, urgent
or emergent interventions.
Implements and/or modifies plan of care using assessment data,
standards of care and evidence based practice inclusive of nursing
care coordination, appropriate patient and family education, and
discharge planning. Facilitates interdisciplinary partnership in
Integrates ethical provisions in nursing practice and delivers care
in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity
Administers medications, IV therapy, and treatments in compliance
with policies and procedures.
Evaluates progress towards attainment of desired patient
Demonstrates effective on-going observations and reassessment of
patient/family and their response to the interventions and changes
Documents assessments and interventions in accordance with hospital
policy and standards of care.
Utilizes resources appropriately and follows facility guidelines
for documentation and charging of medical supplies and
Assigns or delegates tasks to designated support personnel 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 support orientation,
training and development opportunities. Supports the profession of
nursing through support for nursing student clinical activities, as
Other duties as assigned by management.
RN license in the State of Kentucky
Required Licensure and Certification
RN license in the State of Kentucky. BLS
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and
of an accredited school of nursing required.
skills: emergency nursing, emergency department, emergency
services, emergency response, ed rn, er rn, registered nurse, rn
trauma, injury, chest pain, accident, back pain, abdominal pain,
upper respiratory infection, influenza, nausea, fever, gastric
pain, wounds, orthopedic breaks, muscle strains, medication
management, pain management, assessment, prioritization, rapid
response, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction (mi), congestive
heart failure (chf), triage, urgent, immediate hiring,