Baptist Health Systems RN - Cardiovascular Unit - Full Time, Days in Louisville, Kentucky
Job Description: Hours: 36 Shift: 1st Status: Full Time CVU Provides intermediate care to the cardiac surgery patients directly following the recovery phase in CVR. Staff cares for cardiac surgery patients through the post-op phase until discharge. This unit can also care for cardiovascular patients of all diagnoses requiring this level of care. ACLS is required for staff working on this unit. Cardiovascular or intermediate care nursing experience is preferred, but New Graduate nurses are welcome. Job Summary Registered nurse implements the nursing process for each assigned to his/her care regardless of age (i.e. infancy to geriatric) and is responsible for the patient's care consistent with the Kentucky Nursing Laws and organizational policies and procedures. The registered nurse promotes positive patient outcomes and the delivery of quality patient care and initiates change through active involvement in the unit-based and hospital shared governance councils while contributing to a healthy professional practice environment. National Professional Nursing Standards serve as guidelines for nurses as they utilize critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills and exercise appropriate nursing judgment. The registered nurse collaborates with the inter-professional team to enhance patient outcomes. The registered nurse serves as a role m odel through actively participating in the process of continuous professional development and lifelong learning. Utilizes the Nursing Process as the framework for providing care. Minimum Education, Training, and Experience 1. Active Kentucky License 2. BCLS Required 3. ACLS 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! Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable law Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. "EEO Statement: Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and seeks to employ individuals without regard to r ace, color, national origin, gender, s exual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, religious or political beliefs, protected veteran status, employment status or any other protected class identified in any federal, state, or local law. Baptist Health specifically encourages minority, female, disabled, veteran and other candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and strengthen our team. Please note that Baptist Health is a drug-free workplace and employment with Baptist Health is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMATION AND ACCESSIBILITY TO SERVICES Persons with hearing and speech impairments can contact Baptist Health facilities by using the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). For voice to TDD, call 800.648.6057. For TDD to voice, call 800.648.6056."