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RN Float- $5.00/hr. DIFFERENTIAL!!! 7p, full-time

Company: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Location: Madisonville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day. When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities. Job Description: accreditation requirements, and the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospital, nursing and education services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Communication 2. Assessment 3. Formulates/Implements Nursing Plan of Care 4. Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice. 5. IV Therapy 6. Medication Administration 7. Maintains safe environment 8. Performs professional responsibilities 9. Education of Patient/Family 10. Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job related hazards, and national patient safety goals. 11. Ensures positive customer relations interactions * Manages difficult or emotional customer situations
* Responds promptly to customer needs
* Solicits customer feedback to improve service
* Responds to requests for service and assistance
* Meets commitments Key Accountabilities/competency Key Accountability Weight 1. Successful completion of Age-Specific Competencies for the gerontology and adult population 2. Provides complete verbal report with appropriate information. Effectively communicates to other care providers/team member's necessary information. Delegate tasks based on patient need and staff competency, and assures tasks are completed. Responds appropriately to customer requests. Communicates with others in completing work assignments and accomplishing department/unit goals. Utilizes appropriate channels of communication 3. Performs admission assessment and history taking, recognizing the individual's physical, emotional and educational needs. Performs ongoing physical assessment for purpose of evaluation of patient and patient's response to care. Performs ongoing psychosocial and spiritual evaluation for purpose of identifying nursing diagnosis and making referrals. 4. Formulates/Implements Nursing Plan of Care. Selects and implements nursing interventions based on assessment and nursing diagnosis. Prioritizes nursing plan of care on admission based on patient's identified needs. Develops mutual goals with patient and family. Completes nursing plan of care/discharge plan in computer system. 5. Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice. Recognizes changes in patient's physical and emotional condition and institutes interventions. Makes decisions in crisis situations based on assessment and prompt intervention. Assumes and is accountable for delegation and supervising total patient care. Establishes realistic workflow priorities delegating appropriate tasks to assure work is completed within allotted time. 6. Initiates and discontinues IV therapy as directed. Changes IV bags and tubing and labels appropriately. Monitors level of IVF and observes site per policy. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to utilize IV infusion device as applicable. Administers and documents IV fluids and blood/blood products. 7. Demonstrates knowledge of expected outcome and side effects of all drugs administered. Demonstrates knowledge of special administration techniques (IM, Z-tract, Sub-Q, IV push). Documents patient response to pain medications. Utilizes pyxis for narcotic counts and follows through with any discrepancies. Documents medications administered per hospital policy and procedure. Successful completion of monthly medication newsletters. 8. Supervises the proper care, use and repair of supplies, equipment and charges. Checks and documents emergency equipment preparedness per policy. Keeps patient room and hallways free of clutter. Disposes of soiled linen in appropriate container. Keeps nursing station clean and neat 9. Performs professional responsibilities. Acts as a professional role model at all times. Functions as mentor for new employees. Functions as team leader, team member or primary care giver performing patient care and various unit activities. Makes decisions and adapts to unit changes precipitated by admissions and increased workloads. 10. Performs and reinforces formal and informal patient teaching, utilizing available resources. Reinforces patient teaching, including teaching done by physician and other departments. 11. Transcribes or checks transcription of physician orders. Keeps physician thoroughly informed of any sudden changes in patient's condition or insidious changes requiring medical intervention. Consults ancillary services (Case Management, Social Services, etc) for evaluation and/or assistance. Communicates appropriate information to outside related agencies (nursing homes, health department, etc.). Completes written reports with appropriate information 12. Assess patient/family/SO interactions that may impact patient care. Recognizes pertinent and individual patient needs. Reevaluates on an ongoing basis nursing care based on progress towards goal, patient outcomes, and updates plan of care as necessary 13. Demonstrates ability to address staff/peers with concerns related to performance expectations and behaviors that may effect work environment, image, patient care and customer service. Requests and accepts constructive criticism. Accountable for accuracy and completion of all documentation requirements 14. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through appropriate use of hospital resources 15. Acts as a preceptor when applicable, identifying and following through with performance or knowledge deficits 16. Documents all care given, including patient preparation and patient response to treatment. Documents physical/emotional care rendered with patient response and/or outcome. Provides effective care in a code or crisis situation 17. Attends mandatory in-services and unit meetings 18. Adheres to Nursing Department dress code 19. Maintains up to date Annual Core and Nursing/Unit Specific Competencies 20. Maintains up to date BLS certification Minimum Education, Experience, Training, and Licensures Required: Associates or Vocational degree from an accredited school of nursing. Current Kentucky State Board of Nursing license required. BCLS required. If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now! Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable law Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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