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Jennie Stuart Health

Experience Makes the Difference

Surgical 8th Floor Registered Nurse- Full Time (WKO) 10,000 Sign-On Bonus


Nursing- Professional

Job Location

320 W. 18th St. Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Tracking Code

6018- 11,12,13,14

Position Type


Mandatory COVID-19 guideline:

As of March 15th, 2022, all onsite JSH employees must have received the necessary doses to complete the COVID-19 vaccine series (i.e., one dose of a single-dose vaccine or all doses of a multiple vaccine series) or have been granted a qualifying exemption, or are identified as having a temporary delay as recommended by the CDC. New hires also will be required to comply with this requirement before working onsite at any JSH facility.


Registered Nurses are accountable for providing safe and reliable patient care in accordance to JSMC policy and procedure, CMS standards and regulations, and Joint Commision standards and regulations by:

Identifying patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.

Establishing a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.

Promoting patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.

Assuring quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.

Resolving patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.

Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.

Protecting patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Documenting patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

Maintaining continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

Maintaining patient confidence and protecting operations by keeping information confidential.

Ensuring operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Completes Nursing History and Assessment accurately within the 24 hours of admission.

Determines and delivers age appropriate care

Delegates duties based on complexity of patient needs

Utilization of critical thinking skills in prioritization of care

Develops, prioritizes, updates and maintains individualized plan of care

Coordinates and collaborates Plan of Care with health care team

Incorporates Discharge planning needs on the Plan of Care

Documents interventions that are accurate, pertinent, timely and legible

Administers medications observing the "6 rights"

Maintains Barcode Override rate <10%

Administers medication correctly based on patients age and clinical condition

Includes patient, caregivers and disciplines in care and health teaching

Ability to supervise staff member who provide direct patient care

Practices within the scope of license

As a Studer Group Partner Registered Nurses must have the ability to develop a full understanding of the Studer Group practices and tools and communicate them effectively. Registered Nurses must embrace the Studer Philosophy and Principals by conducting him/herself in a professional manner. Registered Nurses will be held accountable to the following Studer Philosophies and Principals:*HCAHPS Patient Perception*Hourly Rounding with Intention*Bedside Shift Report*AIDET*Daily Huddles

Required Skills

Minimum Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.

Required Experience

Required Licenses: Registered Nurses
Must hold current license by the state of Kentucky or hold license in a compact state as a Registered Nurse. Maintain BLS certification. ACLS preferred.

Minimum Work Experience: One year experience in Nursing/Surgery preferred.

This position is located at 320 W. 18th St., Hopkinsville, KY. View the Google Map in full screen.