Overview: 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.
Responsibilities The major focus of this position is the
supervision of the patient care environment; supporting the care
team. Primary customers include the staff, physicians,
patients/families and other members of the health care team. As a
member of the leadership team, monitors and maintains clinical
standards of care; maintains shift accountability for the assurance
of appropriate staffing resources and provision of quality patient
care. Acts as and represents Unit leadership when the Nurse Manager
is unavailable. Demonstrates knowledge of and delivers care in
accordance with the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. Functions as a
member of the interdisciplinary team. Participates in maintaining
staff competencies through education, mentoring and role modeling.
Supports the Nurse Manager in interviewing and hiring employees;
training employees; planning, assigning and directing work;
appraising performance; rewarding and mentoring/coaching employees;
addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities Provides direct supervision
of personnel practicing on Nursing Units, makes patient care
assignments, evaluates assignments, facilitates patient throughput,
and directly observes staff performance.
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
Key Tasks (to include development, implementation, facilitation,
support, collaboration, etc.)
Maintains Unit Professional standards.
Maintains confidentiality of information of the department.
Contributes to the efficient operation of the department.
Other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications Required Education for Staff Job Levels
BSN Degree OR ADN with 3 years of RN experience and requirement
to obtain BSN within 3 years.
Required Licensure and Certifications
Current RN license in the State of Kentucky. See attached grid
for required certifications.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum of 2 years RN experience required.
Minimum of 1 year RN-Charge experience required.
Equivalent leadership capabilities will be considered in lieu of
the leadership experience requirement based on executive leadership
Must be able to demonstrate advanced skills and abilities of a
registered nurse, practicing within the nursing scope of practice.
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
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.