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RN Heart Institute

CHI Saint Joseph Health System

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted April 28, 2022.

OverviewSaint 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.RNs with CHI Saint Joseph Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, have a variety ofskills from clinical to project management. Their ability to multitask and consistently deliver high quality care makes them some of the most well-rounded nurses caring for our patients. Keen assessment skills, critical thinking, and a sense of urgency attribute to their success.As a Nurse , you will advance your career by providing care to patients funneled in from other units in the medical center which will quickly acquaint you with a variety of injuries, treatment options, and disease states. This provides you with the education and experience to advance your nursing career in specialized service lines such as cardiac, telemetry, orthopedics, neurology, critical care, surgical services, and emergency.You appreciate that you will rarely have the same day twice and you thrive in a fast-paced clinical environment. Your documentation and communication is thorough, adding value to the whole nursing team. You position your teammates to do his, her, or their best work- benefiting your shared patients byensuring a smooth transition at shift change when you give report.You have a talent for planning and coordinating which patients and their loved ones appreciate. You have the ability to think critically, creatively, and unconventionally when necessary. Project management is a natural talent as you will coordinate care between multiple patients while keeping your entirehealthcare team on track with shared goals.CHI Saint Joseph Health provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceFree Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramRelocation assistance (if applicable)Employee Referral Bonuses up to $5,000 (for eligible referrals)Sign-on Bonuses up to $6,000 or Education Assistance (loan payoff) up to $24,000 (for eligible positions)Whether you are an experienced RN ‘who’s seen it all’ or a nurse working toward that, we invite you to join CHI Saint Joseph Health today and experience nursing with us!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.Learn more about CHI Saint Joseph Health’s Awards and Recognitions here:https://www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/awards-recognitionResponsibilitiesProvides 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.Expectations Assumes responsibility for acquiring knowledge and skills necessary for patient care in the identified practice setting.Performs assessment and analyzes patient problems and conditions using critical decisioning to determine need for standard, urgent or emergent interventions.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.Integrates ethical provisions in nursing practice and delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.Administers medications, IV therapy, and treatments in compliance with policies and procedures.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited programActive Registered Nurse Licensure in Kentucky (KY) or eNLC licensure with multistate privileges in good standingBasic 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