Clinical Nurse 9/8/2016
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
South Hill, VA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Community Memorial Hospital - South Hill, VA at South Hill
Department: Emergency Department
Performs the role of an Head RN within a 12 bed Emergency Department Uses critical thinking and evidence based practice to treat and educate patients, provide emotional support and advice, evaluate, plan, prevent disease, promote good health and help patients and their families deal with illness and injury.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing or foreign school approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing or licensed pending State Board approval. Licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) or a licensed member of a Compact state. Successful completion of basic telemetry course within 6 months of employment; completion of ACLS within 12 months of employment; PALS within 12 months of employment; BSN preferred and must obtain within 5 years of employment.
Experience: 3+ RN Emergency or critical care; 2 years leadership experience
Certification: Specialty certification preferred i.e. CEN, TNCC, ENPC
Assessment and Diagnosis: collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patients health or the situation and analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues.
Planning and Advocacy: identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation, develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
Implementation, Coordination, Teaching, and Health Promotion: implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.
Evaluation: evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes. Collaborates with patient, significant others, and health care p Full time 6: Evening/Night Licensed as RN in State of VA or Compact State 1-2 years experience is required