Feb 15, 2020

Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Riverside Health System
  • Hampton, VA, USA

Job Description

$10,000 Sign On Bonus!

It’s a great time to be part of the Riverside Family!! We are seeking a talented Registered Nurse who is committed to nursing practice that aligns with our mission—to care for others as we care for those we love.

This opportunity is for a Registered Nurse for our Adolescent Residential team. This Department of Riverside Behavioral Health Center provides outstanding care to patients with excellent patient quality of care outcomes. The selected Registered Nurse will be part of a team that works in a supportive and collaborative culture that with others, provides competent and compassionate care to all patients and their families.

**Full-time and part-time staff RN positions are eligible for $10, 000 Sign on Bonus**

There are many opportunities for growth for a Riverside Nurse with a Clinical Ladder that was developed collaboratively with both staff and leadership, Shared Governance, membership on facility as well as system wide committees where your voice can make a difference.

Across our Health System, the Riverside Nurse provides competent clinical practice and care coordination through her/his understanding of patient, family and the healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. She/he will integrate knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.

Works under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and the Director of Nursing and is responsible for the assessment planning implementing and evaluating the total nursing care of assigned patients The RN may work in a variety of settings in the Behavioral Health units/departments within Riverside Health System. The RN utilizes communication critical thinking problem solving and decision making to create a care plan for each patient based on physiological psychosocial and cultural diversity. Responsible for supervising and delegating non-professional personnel working directly with him/her to ensure optimum patient care. Must demonstrate competence in dealing with age related needs of the specific patient populations served in the Behavioral Health units/departments. Works under the direction of leadership and a multi-disciplinary team to provide a comprehensive range of services or clinical care associated with and in accordance with standards of excellence established by Riverside Health system and facility goals and strategic plans.


Qualifications

Education: MSN, BSN, ADN, or nursing diploma required. Specialty certification in field highly encouraged.

Experience: Previous experience in an acute care setting preferred but not required. Some specialty areas may require previous nursing experience.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state. BLS required.