RN Telemetry

Requisition ID
2020-134741
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Cardiac Telemetry
Hours / Pay Period
12
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
7P-7A
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

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

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

  1. Assumes responsibility for acquiring knowledge and skills necessary for patient care in the identified practice setting.
  2. Performs assessment and analyzes patient problems and conditions using critical decisioning to determine need for standard, urgent or emergent interventions.
  3. 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 patient care.
  4. Integrates ethical provisions in nursing practice and delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.
  5. Administers medications, IV therapy, and treatments in compliance with policies and procedures.
  6. Evaluates progress towards attainment of desired patient outcomes.
  7. Demonstrates effective on-going observations and reassessment of patient/family and their response to the interventions and changes in condition.
  8. Documents assessments and interventions in accordance with hospital policy and standards of care.
  9. Utilizes resources appropriately and follows facility guidelines for documentation and charging of medical supplies and equipment.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

 

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited program
  • Active Registered Nurse Licensure in Kentucky (KY) or eNLC licensure with multistate privileges in good standing
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Previous nursing experience in Med/Surg, Telemetry, Cardiac, Emergency, or Critical Care service lines

 

 

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