REGISTERED NURSE - OBSERVATION MEDICAL UNIT

  • Owensboro, KY
  • OH REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • OBSERVATION MEDICAL UNIT
  • Full-time - Nights
  • Work Hours: 7P-7A
  • FTE: .9 (72 hrs/biweekly)
  • Req #: 14003
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Summary

Job Summary

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Implements and monitors patient care plans.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with patient/family and members of the healthcare team.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture, and willingness to learn.
  • Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
Qualifications
  • Associate's degree or higher or Diploma in Nursing required upon hire AND
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing required within 5 years of employment in this position
  • No experience required
  • RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire AND
  • BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service.
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Occasionally
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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