Oct 20, 2020

Clinical Nurse - In-House Agency

  • VCU Health System
  • Virginia, USA

Job Description

Experience a travel assignment without leaving the community!

Come experience a unique opportunity to join VCU Health's new In-House Long Term Unit-Based Assignment Program which allows experienced Registered Nurses with progressive care or critical care experience to work a maximum of 2 12-week assignments working full-time hours. We are currently seeking individuals willing to work rotating and permanent night shifts.

JOB SUMMARY

  • The chief objective of this position:

    • Demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population.
    • Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.
    • Recognizes changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately.
    • Mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patient/families.
    • Provides direction, education, and assumes leadership responsibilities 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.
  • 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
  • Experience REQUIRED:

    • 12 to 24 months RN 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
  • Education/training REQUIRED:

    • Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program
  • Education/training PREFERRED:

    • Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
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