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RN Clinical Nurse-WIP

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

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Transitional Cardiology Unit

VCU Health Systems Transitional Cardiology Unit is seeking a Full Time - Clinical Nurse to work our Weekend Incentive Program (WIP). 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.
The Transitional Cardiology Unit is an 8 bed highly specialized unit caring for patients recovering from Angioplasty, ICD and pacemaker implants, Electrophysiological ablations and specialized medication administration. Our specialty unit also cares for patients with advanced heart failure, coronary artery disease and dysrhythmias. Nurses with excellent assessment and intervention skills will love this fast-paced, action-orientated unit where patients have a quick recovery. Consider joining our team in an exciting new unit within the VCU Pauley Heart Center.
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.


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

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.

Selected candidates will be slotted into appropriate levels for this position based on their experience and qualifications. Full time 5: Day/Night