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Clinical Nurse 9/16/2016

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) Richmond, VA

Company
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101410118089
AJE Ref #
576199527
Location
Richmond, VA
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: CHoR Pavilion Operating R

VCU Healths CHoR Pavilion Operating Room is seeking a PRN Clinical Nurse. The Clinical Nurse follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders. Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards. All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice.
Responsibilities
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.


Qualifications

Required

One year or more of clinical experience

Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program

Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program within 5 years of hire, (if not BSN-prepared or higher) will be a requirement for continued employment.


Preferred
Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient populatio PRN 1: Days Bachelors degree is preferred