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RN Neonatal ICU

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

CHI Saint Joseph East

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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Neonatal ICU
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72
Requisition ID 2022-275672 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 7P-7A Remote No Category Labor and Delivery Nursing
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Overview

THIS JOB OFFERS AN INCENTIVE: 

We are offering a $10,000 Sign on Bonus AND up to $24,000 towards student loan payback assistance to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements.

As our NICU Nurse at CHI Saint Jospeh East, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, you’ll focus on the safety of the newborn, with kindness and compassion.

To thrive in this role, you’ll need to appreciate that routine is never routine. We have some wonderful days in this department and get to be with people through huge milestones in their lives. We also have some hard days and are with people as they grieve. You must be sensitive and understanding to different circumstances. Above all else, you must remain calm in an emergency. A newborn's status can change quickly and it’s never good for the mother or family to see the nurse in a panic. You’re calm. You’re in control. You’re handling the situation.

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 JOB OFFERS AN INCENTIVE: 

We are offering a $10,000 Sign on Bonus AND up to $24,000 towards student loan payback assistance to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • Educate patients on various interventions or procedures - medications (name and purpose), exams, and labor stages
  • Assess newborn and provide care.
  • Communicate with the care management team, including physician or midwife, lactation nurse, charge nurse, postpartum unit, patient and family

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license cleared by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or with eNLC multi-state practice privilege
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required to obtain within 6 months post hire
  • Neonatal Resusitation Program (NRP) required to obtain within 90 days post hire
  • Previous L&D and/or NICU experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) 

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

Nursing excellence
starts with you.

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 Possible 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

Success Profile

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

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

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  • Professional Growth

  • Financial Future

  • Dependent Care

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