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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 11/16/2017

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

Company
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101410122288
Location
Richmond, VA
Job Type
Temporary
AJE Ref #
579548003

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: ICU-Cardiac Surgery



VCU Health Systems ICU - Cardiac Surgery is seeking a Full Time - Clinical Nurse. The Cardiac Surgery ICU provides expert nursing care for the adult and geriatric patient population requiring cardiac and thoracic surgical treatment. This state of the art is home to many life sustaining circulatory assist devices including the total artificial heart.
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.

*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.
Qualifications

Required

* No New Grads at this time

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.

Preferred
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