Company: Continuing Care Hospital Inc
Posted on: February 9, 2024
CommonSpirit 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 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 practice.
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 and rights.
- 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 in condition.
- 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 appropriate.
- Other duties as assigned by management.
Minimum Qualifications Required Education (for CHI Leadership Job
Levels from Supervisor through President)
Does Not Apply
Required Education for Staff Job Levels
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
Required Licensure and Certifications
Current RN license In the State of Kentucky.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have critical thinking skills and ability to assess changes in
patient condition and take appropriate action. Adequate knowledge
of current nursing practice and theory. Demonstrate ability to
perform technical skills according to area of assignment. Adequate
conversational English is required in order that the individual be
able to take direction from management, understand how to complete
job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as
necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and
organizational policies. Must have ability to define problems,
collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Also, be
able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deliver
successful results. Demonstrated computer management skills.
Considerable knowledge of computer applications. Proficiency with
clinical documentation system in use at facility.
$30.00 - $43.50 /hour
Keywords: Continuing Care Hospital Inc, Lexington , RN Wknd, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky
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