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 DUTIES - Assess and identify patient needs and implement appropriate interventions considering patient population according to Scope of Service. Delegates nursing care activities and provides supervision; establishes and maintains a plan for the delivery of nursing care; assures that nursing care interventions and activities are directed to resolve problems; and performs technical aspects of care competently. Functions as a productive member of the patient care team and demonstrates a positive attitude toward and willingness to facilitate unit/team functioning. Has access to medication storage areas pertinent to required job tasks. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Professional Practice is based on the theoretical framework of nursing at Baptist Health Paducah including principles of Relationship-Based Care, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Professional Practice, and the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITY - Current RN licensure by the Kentucky State Board of Nursing is required. Supervised by Department Director, Nurse Manager and/or Charge Nurse of shift worked. When working as Charge Nurse, is responsible for supervision of all other employees assigned to unit. Nurse Manager with input from, Director, charge nurse, self, and/or peer review performance evaluations are conducted at the end of the three-month probationary period and annually thereafter.
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.