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RN- MEDICAL UNIT SCH Garden City KS Job

Centura Health
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Type Full time Posted 7/14/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/28/2014
KS - Kansas (All) - Garden City Referral - n/a -    

Date:Jul 10, 2014

Location:Garden City, KS, US

Company:Centura Health

St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters more than 80 years ago. This 132-bed, Joint Commission-accredited regional health care center provides a full-range of medical specialties for the people of southwest Kansas with a Level III Emergency Room, leading edge cardiac care, the Maternal-Child Birth Center and a free standing Cancer Center affiliated with the Midwest Cancer Alliance, part of the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Exceptional care, extraordinary people and a faith-based, non-profit mission - it’s what makes the St. Catherine Hospital unique for patients and rewarding for associates.  Residents of Garden City enjoy life in a relaxed, small-town (population approx. 30,000) with a  zoo, several parks, golf courses, modern shopping and more. For more information about St. Catherine Hospital, visithttp://www.stcatherinehosp.org/.



 





JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 9266



 


RN



 



Position Summary



Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient.



Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act.



Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.



Please review department specific addendum, if applicable.



 



Minimum Education Requirements



Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BSN Preferred



 



Minimum Experience Requirements



One year experience preferred



Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty



 



License/Certifications



Current Kansas RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact



Current Basic Life Support certification from American Heart Association required



 



*Please review job additional job requirements based on unit section for additional certification requirements



      



 



           Position Duties (Essential Functions)



 



 










































Name



 



Description



Time Spent



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



Patient & Family Centered Care



 



Assess patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, review of medical records and clinical data. Evaluates patient’s response and intervenes to ensure optimal patient outcome. Develop and implement patient plan of care and observe outcomes in accordance with nursing standards and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.  Demonstrate competency in a variety of therapeutic/diagnostic interventions including but not limited to IV’s, incision/wound care, medication administration, catheterization and specimen collections. Promote, advocate and collaborate to protect the health and safety and rights of each patient. Provide patient/family education through assessment of patient/family learning readiness, needs, and ability. Provide teaching and evaluate effectiveness of teaching. Recognize the patient or designee as a full partner in providing com passionate and coordinated care based on respect for the patient’s preferences, values, and needs. Provide relationship-based care in which the nurse strives to understand what is most important to the individual and actively engage them in all aspects of care. This care will be delivered with respect for cultural differences and the diversity of human experience.



 



 



 



 



45%



 



 



 



 



Informatics/Technology



 



Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting. Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records. Document ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner. Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.



 



 



 



 



15%



 



 



 



 



 



 



Leadership/Nursing



Professionalism



Delegates to non-RN personnel in accordance with State Board of Nursing and hospital policy. Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care. Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional nursing process. Manages resources and patient flow through matching nursing competencies with individualized patient’s and unit needs. Uses standards of care, hospital policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide practice. Team work and Collaboration: Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care. Precepts/mentors new staff or nursing students as needed.



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



15%



 



 



 



 



 



Quality/Research/EBP



Verbalizes an understanding of the value of measurement and the importance of continuous quality improvement data. Use quality measures to improve performance and accountability for patient outcomes, patient experiences and safe delivery of care. Participate in unit-based Quality improvement, evidence-based practice and research activities. Use current healthcare research findings and other evidence to expand clinical knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of professional issues.



 



 



 



 



 



15%



 



 



 



 



 



Professional Development



Seeks out learning opportunities and continuing education. Seek experiences that reflect current practice in order to maintain skill and competence in clinical practice or role performance. Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competency and life-long learning. Evaluates one’s own integrity and nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Takes action to achieve goals identified during the evaluation process. Demonstrates a commitment to the organization through ongoing participation at hospital and unit based meetings.



 



 



 



 



 



10%



 



All



This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.



 



 




 



Organizational Competencies



 



MISSION



We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people of our communities.



 



 



 



POSITION (MINIMUM) REQUIREMENT CHECKLIST-











Position Title: RN



Job Code: 3016




 



OTHER SKILLS



  Organizational



  Verbal



  Interpersonal



  Customer Relations



  Grammar/Spelling



  Read/Comprehend 



      written instructions



  Follow verbal instructions



  Computer(specify)



  Typing-Basic keyboard       



  Other(specify)



  Basic Mathematics



 




Addendum (must complete also complete age specific and department specific information below):



Department Specific Requirements:



 



 





AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED



(FOR NURSING/ PATIENT CARE POSITIONS)



 Neonate (Birth — 1 Mos)



 Infant (2 Mos — 12 Mos)



 Child/Pediatric (1 Yr — 12 Yr)



 Adolescent (13 Yr — 18 Yr)



 Adult (19 Yr — 65 Yr)



 Geriatric (66 Yr +)



 



Additional License/Certification Requirements:



 




 



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



 Sedentary work -(prolonged periods of sitting and exert up to 10lbs force  occasionally)



 Light work - (Exert up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently)



 Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)



 Heavy Work - (Exert up to 100lbs force occasionally, and/or 50lbs frequently, and/or 20lbs constantly)



 Very Heavy Work - (Exert over 100lbs force occasionally, and/or over 50lbs frequently, and/or over 20lbs constantly)



OTHER:    



 



Evaluate the requirements and activity percentage in time for this position based on the following:



 



1 - Not at all (0%)



2 - Occasionally (1-33%)



3 - Frequently (34-66%)



4 - Continuously (67-100%)



 



2 Climbing



3 Bending



3Crouching



3 Squatting



2 Crawling



3 Kneeling



3 Balancing



3 Reaching above head



3 Reaching above shoulder



3 Twisting at waist



3 Push/pull



3 Lift/carry



2 Lift from floor level up



3 Lift from waist level up



 



MENTAL/ EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS



 Manages stress appropriately



 Makes decisions under pressure



 Manages anger/fear/hostility/



     violence of others appropriately



 Handles multiple priorities



 Works independently



 Work in confined/crowded areas



 



HAZARDS



 Exposure to toxic/ caustic chemicals



 Exposure to extreme conditions;



      hot/cold



 Exposure to dust/ fumes/gasses



 Exposure to electrical shock



 Operation of heavy equipment



 Exposure to moving mechanical



      parts



 Exposure to x-ray/



      electromagnetic radiation



 Exposure to high pitched noises



 Exposure to communicable



      diseases



 Exposure to blood and/or body



     fluids



 Exposure to excessive sunlight



      or work outdoors



 Unprotected heights



 CRT (Computer monitor)



 Other (please list below)



    



 



Minimum requirements of this position require individualto:



 



Stand for 12 hour(s) p/day



Sit for 2 hour(s) p/day



Walk for 12 hour(s) p/day



 Perform repetitive tasks/motions



 Distinguish colors



 Hear alarms/telephones/tape



     recorder/normal speaking voice



 Have good manual dexterity



 Have good eye-hand-foot coordination



 Ability to see



 



LIST PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT THAT MAY BE USED IN THIS POSITION:



 



 Gloves



 Gown



 Mask



 Respirator



 Face Shield/Goggles



 Aprons



 Other(specify):    


 



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market:Garden City
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