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Registered Nurse - Charge

Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health
Location: Lexington
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Job Description:

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72

Job Summary / Purpose

This position is accountable for the daily patient care
operations of the assigned department, working under the direction of the
Nurse Manager on assigned shifts. --Responsible for daily patient care
assignments, maintaining clinical standards of care, maintaining labor
productivity and supervision of the patient care environment; supporting the
care team. --Supports the activities of
the Nurse Manager.-- Maintains positive
inter- and intra-departmental relationships.--
Directs patient throughput activities in the assigned unit. Maintains
evidence-based nursing practices to achieve desirable patient outcomes in
accordance with the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provides direct supervision of personnel
    practicing on Nursing Units, makes patient care assignments, evaluates
    assignments, facilitates patient throughout, and directly observes staff
    performance on assigned shift.
  • Proactively matches existing resources seeking
    ways to provide patient care that supports staff and maintains a therapeutic
  • Monitors productivity and assures that
    staffing and resources are aligned with patient care needs.
  • Communicates personnel related concerns to
    Unit Manager.
  • Uses a logical, systematic approach to
    problems and problem-solving.
  • Facilitates Patient Experience best practices
    on the unit (hourly rounding, etc.)
  • Maintains Unit Professional standards.-- Holds staff accountable for behaviors and
  • Maintains confidentiality of information of
    the department.-- Assists in audits and
    data collection as requested.
  • Contributes to the efficient operation of the
  • Performs direct patient care and accepts an assigned
    group of patients as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education (for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through

    Does Not Apply

    Required Education for Staff Job Levels

    Graduate of an accredited school of
    nursing required.

    Required Licensure and

    Current RN license in the
    State of Kentucky. See attached grid for required certifications.

    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and

    2 years RN experience required.--

    PREFERRED Qualifications

    BSN preferred.

    Must be able to demonstrate advanced skills
    and abilities of a registered nurse, practicing within the nursing scope of

    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.-- Critical thinking and problem solving
    skills and must be moderately advanced with experience in handling complex
    situations and conflicts.

    Microsoft Office, Clinical
    Documentation,-- Payroll system

    Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0240067

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Evening Job

  • Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health

Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health, Lexington , Registered Nurse - Charge, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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