RN-Transitional Care Unit (Part-time/Evenings)
Catholic Health Initiatives 180 reviews - Kearney, NE

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Job Summary


Directs, delegates, performs and evaluates nursing care which is developmental and age specific for the population served. Coordinates, supervises, directs and evaluates others providing care in a manner consistent with the Nebraska Nurse Practice Act and in support of the mission of Good Samaritan Hospital.

Essential Duties:
Professional Development/Accountability: Assumes personal responsibility for professional development, practice, and education. Maintains a professional and safe work environment. Professional development and accountability to include knowledge-based competencies related to:

Abuse and neglect

Standard precautions and infection control

Pain management

Patient safety

Restraints and seclusion

Emergency preparedness

Nursing Process: Assessment:
Assesses patient and family needs. Incorporates standards of care and nursing diagnosis to include both observation and body system assessment.

Uses the nursing process to provide continuum of care based on observation and documentation.

Collaborates with patient, family, multidisciplinary team, in assessing care needs.

Nursing Process: Planning/Implementation:
Collaborates with patient, family, and multidisciplinary team to plan age specific care across the continuum.

Includes problem solving, planning for care, and education as needed to prevent adverse outcomes.

Nursing Process: Evaluation:
Evaluates patient/family response to care, education and multidisciplinary interventions.

Evaluates progress toward defined goals/outcomes, and revises goals/interventions as needed.

Nursing Process: Problem Solving/Anticipates Needs:
Responds to changes in patient condition utilizing accepted principles of nursing practice.

Follows up on internal customer concerns according to policy and utilizing best practice.

Nursing Process: Quality:
Provides care and services in a manner that strives for ongoing process improvement.

Promotes patient and family involvement.

Nursing Process: Patient/Family Centered Care:
Care Plan Development

Patient Satisfaction

Participates in and supports the cultural needs of the patient and family.

Nursing Process: Healthcare Team Partnerships:
Works closely and successfully with other disciplines and team members including physicians

Promotes a healthy working environment

Nursing Process: Mission/Values:
Behaviors and Behavior Contract

Patient Satisfaction

Adheres to confidentiality standards consistent with HIPAA

Nursing Process: Stewardship:
Performs value-added activities that contribute to good stewardship of resources including supplies and staff

Nursing Process: Other Related Duties:
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.



Graduation required from a school of Registered Nursing acknowledged by the State of Nebraska Department of Human Services, Division of Regulation & Licensure.



No previous RN experience required.

Previous RN experience preferred.



Active Nebraska (or multi-state compact) Registered Nurse license required.

Basic Life Support certification required within three months of employment.

Additional Responsibilities


Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

Adheres to and exhibits our core values:

: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.


: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.


: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.


: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CB


Medical/Surgical Services

Primary Location

NE-Kearney-Good Samaritan Hospital



Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period


Weekends Required

Every Third


Part Time

About this company
180 reviews
For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...