Kettering Health Network

RN Unit-Based Specialist - Middletown Health Center

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2018 11:34 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-9491
Job Category
Nursing
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1
Shift Time
Days

Overview

Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve through healthcare and education.  We are dedicated to excellence and to providing each individual the most appropriate care in the most appropriate setting.  In the spirit of Seventh-day Adventist healthcare ministry, we strive to be innovative and to convey God’s love in a caring environment.

 

 

The Middletown campus is designed and staffed to be a patient focused and team oriented environment.  While positions have specific job descriptions which define functions and qualifications, the expectation at Middletown is that jobs not requiring specific licensure, certification, experience, or technical skills can be done by anyone at any time to meet a need.

 

Based on this, below are additional requirements for all staff working at the Middletown Campus:

 

  • Provides a caring, collaborative, and flexible environment in which patients receive care and staff find meaningful work
  • Displays a willingness to assist co-workers
    • Jobs that require specific licensure or certification will not be delegated to non-licensed/certified staff
    • Staff asked to perform specific skilled tasks will be provided the necessary education and resources to do so
    • All staff are expected to assist with the following as needed (not an all-inclusive listing):
      • Visitor way-finding
      • Answering phones
      • Collecting trash
      • Making beds
      • Stocking supply cabinets
      • Stocking linen cabinets
      • Patient transport
      • Wheelchair retrieval
      • Patient Food and Refreshment

Responsibilities & Requirements

Responsibilities

  • The Unit-Based Specialist is responsible for the unit education of all nursing staff, which includes orientation of new employees, and is also assigned regular Staff RN duties.
  • The Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care to patients in all settings in collaboration with other health care providers.
  • The RN is accountable for his/her own professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law.
  • Utilizing organizational resources the RN acts as a patient advocate for the delivery of safe care including delegation of care and participation in performance and practice improvement activities.
  • The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network reflects the missions, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments.

Qualifications

Applicants Must Have: 

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (ACEN or CCNE) if they are a new graduate nurse.
  • A nurse who is returning to the acute care setting after five or more years may be required to provide evidence of successful completion of a refresher course.
  • BLS certification
  • ACLS, NRP, PALS as determined by unit scope of practice

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