Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current RN licensure in Virginia AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience (in surgical services)
Charge Nurse, Resource Nurse or supervisory experience
Experience PREFERRED: Academic Health Care experience Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing
Education/training PREFERRED: Certification on specialty area preferred
Independent action(s) required:
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 guidelines.
Organizes and plans work with input from the patient/family with specific outcomes and demonstrated use of sound clinical judgment and resources
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Organizes work and delegates and supervises others (RN’s, LPNs, Care Partners, Unit Secretaries, etc) in carrying out assignments.
Additional position requirements:
Specialty Team Managers are counted as rotating staff to include weekends and holidays.
Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing requirements or as is in the best interest of the work unit.
Age Specific groups served: All
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged sitting, 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, Able to handle multiple priorities, Able to adapt to frequent change, Noisy environment
Must have adult cardiac surgery experienceVaries by Need (United States of America)
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