Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current RN Licensure in Virginia AHA BLS Certification or equivalent
5 years of relevant clinical experience with 2 of those years of progressive leadership and/or supervisory/management experience
Experience in academic medical center environment
Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Must be enrolled in a master’s degree program at the time of application and must be complete within 36 months of hire. Special consideration will be given for applicants enrolled in baccalaureate to doctoral programs who will not attain a master’s degree and may require longer than 36 months to complete the terminal degree
Master's Degree in Nursing or a related field. If the master’s degree is not in Nursing, then it is required to have a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
Independent action(s) required:
All day-to-day operations of the unit are handled independently.
Advice and guidance are sought from the Director on an as needed situational basis and when there is a major impact on activity outside the unit.
Actions that are taken without prior approval include daily operational functions and leadership of staff.
With Guidance of Supervisor; advice and guidance are sought for termination of employees, handling employee grievances, review of annual unit goals and budget, approval on unit guidelines and procedures and review of staff annual performance evaluations.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
All employees of the nursing unit report to this position; however, supervisory responsibilities may be delegated as appropriate.
Additional position requirements:
Required frequent visibility on all shifts and weekends to enhance staff communication and monitor staff effectiveness.
Age Specific groups served: N/A
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change
More than 27 children call our Transitional Care Unit home. While we are their nurses, therapists, dentists and specialists – we are also their teachers, recreation therapists, neighbors and friends. We’re excited to be recognized by the American Health Care Association as a Silver Award – Achievement in Quality facility!
Only 3 percent of long-term care facilities in Virginia have achieved this award for sustainable quality outcomes and processes. We care for children with ongoing health conditions that require both medical and nursing supervision, as well as specialized equipment or services
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