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Job Description: Status:Part Time Hours: 24 Shift: 3rd ICU ICU is a critical care unit specializing in neurologic care. Staff on ICU will encounter stroke, post-op neurosurgery, ventricular drains, abdominal pressure monitoring, CRRT, hypothermia, etc. Care ranges from young adult through geriatric patient population. Job Summary The CN is an entry-level management position responsible for the coordination of care on designated shifts. He/she will provide leadership to the staff members of the unit in the area of patient care. As a Registered nurse, he/she implements the nursing process for each patient regardless of age (i.e. infancy to geriatric) assigned to his/her care and is responsible for the patient's care within the parameters of the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. The charge nurse promotes positive patient outcomes, quality of care and initiates change through active involvement in unit-based and hospital shared-governance councils. National Professional Nursing Standards serve as guidelines for the charge nurse as he/she utilizes critical thinking skills and exercises appropriate nursing judgment. The charge nurse will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to improve patient outcomes. Also, the charge nurse will serve as a role m odel by actively participating in the process of continuous professional development, teaching and learning across the healthcare continuum. Principal Duties and Responsibilities The following is a summary of the major functions of this position. Registered nurses may perform other duties, not specified in this document and specific functions may change as professional practice and standards evolve. 1. Assists the Nurse Manager with operational activities of unit 2. Assists the Nurse Manager with management of patient care delivery on the unit 3. Demonstrates Clinical proficiency utilizing the nursing process 4. Demonstrates organizational skills in providing patient care 5. Collaborates with the nurse manager to support performance improvement activities 6. Participates in development of nursing staff 7. Leadership and critical thinking Minimum Education, Training, and Experience A. Active Kentucky RN license 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. "EEO Statement: Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and seeks to employ individuals without regard to r ace, color, national origin, gender, s exual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, religious or political beliefs, protected veteran status, employment status or any other protected class identified in any federal, state, or local law. Baptist Health specifically encourages minority, female, disabled, veteran and other candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and strengthen our team. Please note that Baptist Health is a drug-free workplace and employment with Baptist Health is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMATION AND ACCESSIBILITY TO SERVICES Persons with hearing and speech impairments can contact Baptist Health facilities by using the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). For voice to TDD, call 800.648.6057. For TDD to voice, call 800.648.6056."
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