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Flex Team RN

Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
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
JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing
diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient
care outcomes. With the staff nurse professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in
and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance
with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as
defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Kentucky. ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused
manner. Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other
health care team members.
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- -2. Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the
outcome of the interventions.
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- -3. Consistently documents in the patient and unit records according to written health system standards of care in order to meet
legal and quality patient care requirements.
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- -4. Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including information on Pain Management, Nutrition,
Skin Integrity, Fall prevention, Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and Discharge instructions
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- -5. Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost
containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision -making, and ensuring patient safety.
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- -6. Uses interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient population, Participates in research activities,
identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers and department. - -7. Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting
quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care. Qualifications
Required Education and Experience - Associates Degree or Diploma in Nursing Required Licensure and Certifications * Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Kentucky
* BLS with skills demonstration Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
and Training * Effective Communication * Knowledge of the principles and
skills of the nursing process to provide patient care and
treatment. * Critical thinking skills * Demonstrates excellent
interpersonal skills both written and verbal * Basic Computer
skills - familiarity with Windows based software programs

Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health System, Lexington , Flex Team RN, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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