RN Supervisor Orthopedics FT Days
Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington
Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of
Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their
health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to
the poor and underserved - a tradition still carried out today.
Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky
with a full range of services including distinguished awards for
cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health
supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a
Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and
Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. 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
- 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
- Contributes to the efficient operation of the department.
- Other duties as assigned by management.
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 approval. - PREFERRED Qualifications
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
Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health System, Lexington , RN Supervisor Orthopedics FT Days, Other , Lexington, Kentucky
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!