REGISTERED NURSE – SURGERY – PEDS UNIT
Owensboro Health 24 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42303
Part-time
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.
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.
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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