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Clinical Nurse 8/16/2016

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) South Hill, VA

Company
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101410117686
AJE Ref #
575894907
Location
South Hill, VA
Job Type
Temporary
Required Licenses/Certifications
Licensed as RN in State of VA or Compact State

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Community Memorial Hospital - South Hill, VA at South Hill
Department: West Wing

VCU Health Systems West Wing is seeking a full time 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
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)
One year or more of clinical experience
Preferred
Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice. Full time 3: Nights Licensed as RN in State of VA or Compact State