Jun 27, 2022

Registered Nurse- Multi Specialty @ Children's Hospital of Richmond Pavilion

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU combines award-winning research, education and clinical care with an uncanny understanding of what makes kids tick. Our team is a family. We work together to give every child in our growing community a chance to heal, recover and celebrate their super powers.

The Clinical Nurse I job Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family. This job assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This job provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level. This job 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. This job also safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

The Clinical Nurse II job demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population. This job assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This job recognizes changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately. This job mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patient/families. This job provides direction, education, and assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level. This job 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. This job safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

The Clinical Nurse III job demonstrates clinical knowledge at the unit level and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population. This job assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This job anticipates changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately. This job provides direction, education, and serves as a role model in a clinical setting. This job 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. This job safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

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 Current AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience

Experience PREFERRED:
Academic Health Care Experience
Experience with similar patient population in an ambulatory care setting or as applicable to the area of practice
Telephone triage experience Triage skills to include familiarity/experience with client interaction on the telephone

Education/training REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program; and If not Baccalaureate prepared, enrollment in an accredited Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing program within 24 months of date of hire; and Successful completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing no later than 5 years (or 60 months) from date of hire

Education/training PREFERRED:
Completion of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
Certification in specialty area

Independent action(s) required:
Pleasant telephone voice with positive, enthusiastic and helpful demeanor.
Accurate verbal and written communication skills, including appropriate grammar and spelling Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders and 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 establishednational 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 (LPNs, etc.)

Additional position requirements:
Clinicians could work varying shifts, weekends and holidays.
Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with the Nurse Manager when needed

Age Specific groups served: As appropriate based on population served.

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

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