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RN-ST CATHERINE HOSPITAL-SURGICAL UNIT GARDEN CITY KS Job
Centura Health | Garden City, Kansas
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Job Description

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, visit http://www.stcatherinehosp.org/.



 





JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 1481



 


RN



Job Summary



Job Title RN ; Job Family Nursing



Summary



Applies To



Hospitals, Emergency Centers, Community Clinics



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.


    


 



 



 



RN



Job Summary



Hospitals, Emergency Centers, Community Clinics



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)



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.



VALUE BEHAVIORS



It is essential that associates be able to support the values of Centura Health and interact effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors and staff. Each associate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to core values, standards of behavior and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.



CORE V ALUES & STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR



Integrity: Honesty, directness, and respect for commitments made. Stewardship: Respectful use of all natural, human and financial measures.



Spirituality: Acknowledgment of its central role in facilitating mental, physical and emotional health. Imagination: Creativity and innovation in all we do.



Respect: Respect for all persons and our Christian identity, heritage and missions of our sponsoring organizations.



Excellence: Striving to exceed the clinical quality, customer service and cost performance expectations of our customers.



Compassion: Sensitivity and responsiveness to persons in need.



SECURITY ACCESS: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION



Staff may have access to confidential patient, associate and/or organizational information as it applies to their job responsibilities and must comply with the terms of Centura Health policies in protecting that information.



Physical Requirements



_ Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs frequently)



X Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.



_ Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs frequently, and/or 20 lbs constantly



_ Very Heavy Work - exert/lift over 100 lbs force occasionally, and/or over 50 lbs frequently, and/or over 20 lbs constantly.



Physical Requirements



1 - Not at All (0%)



2 - Occasionally (1-33%)



3 - Frequently (34-66%)



4 - Continuously (67-100%)



2 Climbing



3 Bending



3 Squatting



2 Crawling



3 Kneeling



3 Balancing



3 Reaching above head



3 Reaching above shoulder



3 Twist/turn at waist



3 Push/pull



3 Lift/carry



2 Lift from floor level up



3 Lift from waist level up



Mental/Emotional Requirements



X Manages stress appropriately



X Makes decisions under pressure



X Manages anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately



X Handles multiple priorities



X Works independently



X Work in confined/crowded areas



Hazards



X Exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals



_Exposure to extreme conditions; hot/cold



X Exposure to dust/fumes/gasses



X Exposure to electrical shock



_ Operation of heavyequipment



X Exposure to moving mechanical parts



X Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic radiation



X Exposure to high pitched noises



X Exposure to communicable diseases



X Exposure to blood and/or body fluids



_ Exposure to excessive sunlight or work outdoors



_ Unprotected heights



X CRT (computer monitor)



Minimum Requirements of this position require individual to



Stand for up to 12 hour(s) p/day



Sit for up to 2 hour(s) p/da y



Walk for up to 12 hour(s) p/day



X Perform repetitive tasks/motions



X Distinguish colors



X Hear alarm s/telephones/tape recorder/norm al speaking voice



X Have good manual dexterity



X Have good eye-hand-foot coordinator



X Ability to see



Personal Protective Equipment That May Be Used In This Position



X Gloves



X Gown



X Mask



X Respirator



X Face Shield/Goggles



X Aprons (ex: lead apron/chemical apron)



Other (specify):



Other Skills



X Organizational



X Verbal



X Interpersonal



X Customer Relations



X Grammar/Spelling



X Read/Comprehend written instructions



X Follow verbal instructions



X Keyboarding (manual) X Computer (visual)



_ Other:



 





































































































































ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR 3016CR A BASED ON UNIT: DEPT



DEPTNAME



ACLS



TNCC



PALS



ENPC



NRP



NIHSS



EFM



OTHER



6052



OB - POST PARTUM



Upon



Hire



Upon Hire or within 6 months or



18 months for new



grads



6061



MICU



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire or within 1 year



Upon



Hire or within 1 year



Preferred: 3 years of ICU



experience, CCRN



6069



NICU



Upon



Hire



STABLE Certification upon hire or within 6 months



6205



GEN SURGICAL



UNIT



6041



PEDIATRICS



Upon



Hire



7211



SURGERY



7214



POST ANESTHESIA



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire



7216



PRE-ADMISSIONS



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire



7217



PRE OP



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire



7221



EMERGENCY ROOM



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire or within 6



months



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire or within 6



months



7232



GI LAB



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire



Experience with moderate sedation, preferred



7241



CARDIAC CATH LAB



Upon



Hire



Critical care experience, preferred



7332



RADIOLOGY CT SCAN



Upon



Hire



Upon Hire or within 3 months



Annual completion of training in moderate sedation, radiation safety and MRI safety. ARIN Nurse Certification preferred.



1 year experience, preferred.



At least 2 years of critical care



RN experience, preferred.



8606



PAT CARE RES OFFICE



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire or within 1



year - if



floating to ED (7221) and/or ICU (6061)



Upon



Hire



Upon Hire or within 6 months - if floating to ED (7221)



8611



NURSING SVCS OFFICE



Upon



Hire



Upon



Hire or within 1



year - if floating



to ED (7221)



and/or



ICU (6061)



Upon



Hire



Upon Hire or within 6 months - if floating to ED (7221)


                 


 



Upon Hire or within 3 months



Certification preferred.



1 year experience, preferred.



At least 2 years of critical care



RN experience, preferred.



 



Centura Health is a dynamic organization, and the environment can be fluid. Roles and responsibilities may be altered to accommodate changing business conditions and objectives as well as to tap into the skills and experience of its associates. Accordingly, associates may be asked to perform duties that are outside the specific work that is listed but not outside of scope. Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.


 



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