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RN Charge ICU

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

CHI Saint Joseph East

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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Medical ICU
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72

The posted compensation range of $31.50 - $45.68 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-344498 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 7A-7P Remote No Category ICU Nurse
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Overview

Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full-service community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding counties. At Saint Joseph East ambulatory surgery 24-hour emergency care and women’s health services are supported through a vast array of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services include Heart Care Breast Care Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery. 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

This position is accountable for the daily patient care operations of the assigned department, working under the direction of the Nurse Manager on assigned shifts.  Responsible for daily patient care assignments, maintaining clinical standards of care, maintaining labor productivity and supervision of the patient care environment; supporting the care team.  Supports the activities of the Nurse Manager.  Maintains positive inter- and intra-departmental relationships.  Directs patient throughput activities in the assigned unit. Maintains evidence-based nursing practices to achieve desirable patient outcomes in accordance with the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Provides direct supervision of personnel practicing on Nursing Units, makes patient care assignments, evaluates assignments, facilitates patient throughout, and directly observes staff performance on their assigned shift.
  2. Proactively matches existing resources seeking ways to provide patient care that supports staff and maintains a therapeutic environment.
  3. Monitors productivity and assures that staffing and resources are aligned with patient care needs.
  4. Communicates personnel related concerns to the Unit Manager.
  5. Uses a logical, systematic approach to problems and problem-solving.
  6. Facilitates Patient Experience best practices on the unit (hourly rounding, etc.)
  7. Maintains Unit Professional standards.  Holds staff accountable for behaviors and attitudes.
  8. Maintains confidentiality of information of the department.  Assists in audits and data collection as requested. 
  9. Contributes to the efficient operation of the department.
  10. Performs direct patient care and accepts an assigned group of patients as needed.

The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required Education and Experience 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

Required Licensure and Certifications

  • Current RN license in the State of Kentucky. 
  • BLS – CPR (within 5 days)
  • ACLS (with 3 months)

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training

  • 2 years RN experience 
  • 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.
  • 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 system

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Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.”

– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Potential Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Managers/Directors  8. CNE

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

Success Profile

What makes a successful RN Charge ICU at CHI Saint Joseph East?

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

Our Total Reward Offerings

At CommonSpirit Health, we believe investing in our employees lets them know they truly matter. Your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, leave, and other programs.

  • Pay and Recognition

  • Balanced Life

  • Well-Being

  • Professional Growth

  • Financial Future

  • Dependent Care

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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