Assumes principle responsibility for total care of assigned patients in the respective unit. Responsible for the processes of assessment, reassessment, establishment of nursing diagnoses, formulation of the written plan of care, implementation of care, and evaluation of care. Initiates health care training and education to the patient/family as required while supporting and fostering the goals of Sovah Health - Danville and the Department of Nursing. Demonstrates awareness of ongoing needs of the unit and provides leadership and direction to other team members in maintaining optimal standards of nursing care. Accountable for the supervision of other licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel for assigned unit. Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health - Danville on all units. Responsible for providing care to all of the patient population with consideration to age –specificity and diagnosis.
Graduate from a school of professionalnursing. OR experience preferred. Current licensure or eligible as a RegisteredNurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing. Current AHA BLS certificationrequired. CNOR highly desirable.