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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 5/12/2017
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
JOB DESCRIPTIONCompany: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: General Psych
VCU Health Systems General Psych Unit is seeking a Full Time - Clinical Nurse. The VCU Health Clinical Nurse practices within the boundaries of the Commonwealth of Virginia regulations governing nursing. Practice is also guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards, as well as all VCU Health policies and procedures.
Adult General Psychiatry, utilizes an interdisciplinary team to care for adults with mental illness who are experiencing an acute onset or exacerbation of symptoms requiring hospitalization for safety.
Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family.
Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.
Provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level.
Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.
Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.
*Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program within 5 years of hire, if not currently BSN-prepared or higher, will be a requirement for continued employment.
*Completion of our accredited Nurse Residency Program will be a requirement for all new graduate nurse hires. This program provides transitional support during the first year of practice by fostering comprehensive, individualized preceptorships and guiding all new graduates along the journey towards successful promotion to Clinical Nurse II within the Professional Advancement Program (PAP) at VCU Health.
Graduate of, or within 90 days of graduation from, an accredited RN nursing program.
Current RN licensure in Virginia or compact state, or eligible for licensure. All selected new graduate applicants must take and pass NCLEX within 90 days of graduation date.
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