REGISTERED NURSE, Owensboro Health – Owensboro, KY 42303

REGISTERED NURSE
Owensboro Health 23 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42303

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the
service assignment.

  • Job Responsibilities
    • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition asappropriate.
    • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
    • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
    • Assesses and coordinates patient’s discharge planning needs with patient/family and members of thehealthcare team.
    • Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture, and willingnessto learn.
    • Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Organizational Responsibilities
    • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
  • Education
    • Associate’s degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing required. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in Nursing preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in Nursing required within 5 years of employment in this position.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) required. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required within 30 days of employment in this position.
  • Work Experience
    • None required.
  • Skills and Attributes
    • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

      Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service.

  • FLSA Classification
    • Non-Exempt
  • Disclaimer
    • This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
  • Additional Position Related Details
    • Populations Served
      • Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.
    • Physical Requirements
      • Activity and Frequency:

        • Bending/Stooping – Frequently
        • Climbing – Occasionally
        • Keyboard Data Entry – Frequently
        • Kneeling – Occasionally
        • Lifting/Moving Patients – Frequently
        • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
        • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Rarely
        • Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Rarely
        • Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
        • Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Frequently
        • Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Frequently
        • Reaching – Frequently
        • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Rarely
        • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Frequently
        • Running – Occasionally
        • Sitting – Occasionally
        • Squatting – Frequently
        • Standing – Frequently
        • Walking – Frequently
        • Audible Speech – Frequently
        • Hearing Acuity – Frequently
        • Smelling Acuity – Occasionally
        • Taste Discrimination – Never
        • Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
        • Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
        • Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
        • Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently
    • Exposures
      • Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.
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