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Circulating RN - Surgical Services - Full Time, Days
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. | Louisville, Kentucky
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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:

Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: 1st

Status: Full Time

Operating Room

A full scope of service is provided with the exception of organ transplants. Service lines available are general, gynecological, urological, orthopedics, plastics, ENT, ophthalmology, cardiovascular, thoracic, neurosurgery and cardiac surgery. The OR staff prides itself in providing caring and high-technology patient-focused services. The OR also includes a six-bed inpatient holding room.

Job Summary

Registered nurse 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 Nursing Practice.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.

1.Safety: The patient will be free of signs and symptoms of acquired physical injury by following all safety policies.

2.Physiological response to safety: The patient responses to surgery are as expected from the nursing assessment.

3.Health Care Environment: The RN has knowledge regarding the healthcare environment and how it impacts the entire system.

4.Contributes to the department and to the entire team by taking personal responsibility and accountability.

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience

1. Active Kentucky License

2. BSN required except as noted:

* Individuals hired as a Staff RN prior to October 1, 2013 are grandfathered and exempt.
* Individuals actively employed by the system prior to October 1, 2013 are eligible for hire as a new graduate nurse without a BSN provided they enroll within 1 year of transfer and complete their BSN within 5 years of hire.
* Experienced RNs hired after October 1, 2013 who do not hold a BSN may only be hired with the approval of the CNO and/or applicable Vice President provided the RN enrolls in a BSN program within 1 year of hire and completes the BSN within 5 years of hire.

3. 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!

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.