Provides nursing leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care. Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Provides leadership, orientation, training, coaching, and mentoring to staff.
Ensures staff compliance with department and organization policies, procedures, and protocols.
Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.
Implements and monitors patient care plans.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Assesses and coordinates patients’ discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provide education based on age, culture, and willingness to learn.
Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing required upon hire
A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience required
RN – Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire AND
BLS – Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment,
Works under 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.
Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments
INTEGRITY – We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.
RESPECT – We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.
TEAMWORK – We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.
INNOVATION – We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.
SERVICE – We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.
EXCELLENCE – We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.
1.0 (80 hrs biweekly)
Job IDOH- 13504