Jan 22, 2021

Clinical Nurse- Pediatric Rapid Response Team

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • Clinical Nurse II
        • 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.
      • Clinical Nurse III
        • Demonstrates clinical knowledge at the unit level 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.
        • Anticipates changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately.
        • Provides direction, education, and serves as a role model in a clinical setting.
        • 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:

      • Clin II, Clin III : Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Clin II: >= 12 to 24 months RN experience
      • Clin III: >= 3 years of clinical experience
      • Clin IV: >= 5 years of clinical experience
      • Clin V: > 5 years of clinical experience
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice
      • Experience in Pediatric ICU, Emergency Room, Flight Nurse, and Adult Critical Care or other Rapid Response Team function prefered.
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Clin II: Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program
      • Clin III: Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program
      • Clin IV: Minimum of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program (unless grandfathered under previous requirements); Certification in specialty area
      • Clin V: Completion of MSN, MN, MS (Nursing) Degree from an accredited program; Certification in specialty area
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Clin II: Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
      • Clin III: Certification in specialty area; completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
      • Clin IV: Completion of a Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
      • Clin V: Completion of a Doctoral Degree in Nursing from an accredited program
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