Jun 07, 2022

Registered Nurse Weekends Only-Children's Hospital of Richmond, Long Term Care Brook Rd.

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU combines award-winning research, education and clinical care with an uncanny understanding of what makes kids tick. Our team is a family. We work together to give every child in our growing community a chance to heal, recover and celebrate their super powers.

The Clinical Nurse I job integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family. This job assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This job provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level. This job 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. This job also safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

The Clinical Nurse II job demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population. This job assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This job recognizes changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately. Thjs job mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patient/families. This job provides direction, education, and assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level. This job 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. This job safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

The Clinical Nurse III job demonstrates clinical knowledge at the unit level and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population. This job assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This job anticipates changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately. This job provides direction, education, and serves as a role model in a clinical setting. This job 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. This job safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent Experience REQUIRED: Clin I: N/A 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 I: Experience as a LPN, nursing assistant or care partner in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice 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 Education/training REQUIRED: Clin I, 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 I, 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 Independent action(s) required: Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders. Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards. All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice. Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): Clin I, Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Organizes work and delegates and supervises others (RN's, LPN's, Care Partners, Unit Secretaries, etc) in carrying out assignments. Additional position requirements: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Clinician’s work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager. Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed. Age Specific groups served: As appropriate based on unit assignment. Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate): physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion: Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment

Shift is 7p-7a every Saturday and Sunday night

Weekend Night (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.