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Location:University Of Richmond (Richmond), VA
Company:VCU Health
First posted:December 27, 2016 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Clinical Nurse

Req. #: 39028

Department: Operating Room Personnel

Location: 1250 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Schedule: Full time

Shift: 7: Rotating

Hours:

Contact Information: Contact: Mollie Harrison

Email:   mollie.harrison@vcuhealth.org
 

Job Details:

VCU Health System's Operating Room   is seeking a  FT Clinical Nurse . The VCU Health Clinical Nurse practices within the boundaries of the Commonwealth of Virginia regulations governing nursing. Practice is also guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards, as well as all VCU Health policies and procedures.

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

 

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

 

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited RN nursing program.

 

Academic Medical Center experience as a registered nurse.

 

Registered nurse experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of desired practice.

 

AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent.

 

 

**This unit strongly prefers Operating Room Registered Nurse experience. If interested in the OR and you have under 1 year of Operating Room Registered Nurse experience, please look to apply to the OR Internship Program, which will be posted periodically throughout the year. **

 

Selected applicants will be slotted into appropriate levels for this position based on their experience and qualifications.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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