Registered Nurse (RN) - CCU / PCU

Bon Secours


Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Richmond, VA
Contract type: Full time
Bon Secours

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** 20K BONUS ELIGIBLE – RULES and RESTRICTIONS APPLY***



Registered Nurse (RN) – Med-Surg – Bon Secours Health Southside Medical Center




Job Summary:


The Med-Surg Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:



  • Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status

  • Providing care to patients with medical and surgical diagnoses

  • Implementing clinical nursing interventions

  • Having a highly diverse medical skillset

  • Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes

  • Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment




Essential Functions:



  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team

  • Collect vital signs, administer IV medications, understand charting and assess patient condition

  • Ability to perform at a higher patient-to-nurse ratio

  • Evaluate, update and revise plan of care to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes

  • Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Mercy Health policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned




Education:



  • Diploma of Nursing or Associate of Nursing from an accredited nursing program

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (preferred)




Work Experience:



  • Previous RN experience on a similar nursing unit or Long-Term Care setting




Required Licensing & Certifications:



  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain prior to direct patient care)




Skills




  • Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and scope of practice of staff.

  • Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and implementation) to nursing staff and others.

  • Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission.

  • Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive resources.

  • Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care.

  • Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery.

  • Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly.

  • Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness.

  • Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient care.

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for patients and their support resources.

  • Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires information to perform safely.

  • Advances personal and professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops.

  • Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions.

  • Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources.

  • Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances.

  • Protects the safety and privacy of all persons.

  • Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies.




Working Conditions

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

May be required to use physical restraints

May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials

May have periods of constant interruptions

Prolonged periods of working alone




Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%

Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%

Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%

Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%

Stoop/Kneel 0%

Crawling 0%

Climbing 1-33%

Balance 1-33%

Bending 34-66%

Sitting 34-66%

Walking 34-66%

Standing 34-66%




Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

Perform shift work

Maneuver weight of patients

Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder

Reach above shoulder

Repetitive arm/hand movements

Finger Dexterity

Color Vision

Acuity - far

Acuity - near

Depth perception

Use of Latex Gloves

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Exposure to dust/fumes

Exposure to potential electrical shock

Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy

Exposure to high pitched noises

Gaseous risk exposure




Patient Population

Adolescents (13-17 years)

Adults (18-64 years)

Geriatrics (65 years and older)



Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.



Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:



  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more



  • Benefits offerings vary according to employment status



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36


Work Shift:

Evenings/Nights


Department:

Med/Surg Unit - Richmond Community Hospital


All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email [email protected] If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected].

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