The Registered Nurse assesses the health needs of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients with knowledge and skill, and develops and implements plans to meet these needs. The RN also evaluates outcomes as they reflect the established goals. Also assesses additional role of leader educator and consultant, and coordinates daily patient care as provided by all departments. Some of the major job functions include but are not limited to:
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care for groups of patients of varying ages
Participates in educational activities for self, staff andunit development
Utilizes communication skills with staff, other health care team members and patients
Maintains yearly AHA BLS Healthcare Providers certification, unit specific certifications, safety and infection in-services, plus adequate contact hours to meet RN requirements
Follows safety and infection control policies and procedures
Follows hospital and department policies and procedures
Other job duties as assigned
Maintain yearly required certifications.
Completion of a nursing program approved by the State Board of Nursing
At least 6 months experience in acute care setting
At least 1 year in Perioperative Services; Pre-operative, Surgical and/or Post Anesthesia/ Surgical Care, 2 years preferred or 18 months experience inICU or Emergency Dept.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Ability to perform basic nursing skills on groups of patients and ability to assume charge responsibility
Ability to multitask and prioritize quickly
Ability to administer medication utilizing the five rights
Ability to communicate verbally and in written form
Basic computer knowledge
Registered Nurse with a current licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia or current licensure in a compact state with multistate privileges recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia
Current BLS, ACLS, PALS
Internal Number: 4738
About Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center
Culpeper Medical Center is a 70-bed acute care, non-profit facility with a medical staff of more than 150 physicians, representing nearly 30 specialties. Our team also includes highly skilled nurses, lab technicians, support personnel and others who are committed to our mission to help our community achieve and maintain optimal health by providing the right care, at the right time, at the right place. As an affiliate of the University of Virginia Health System, Culpeper Medical Center has access to the expertise, technology and resources of a nationally recognized academic medical center, while maintaining the attentive, intimate setting of a community hospital.
Located conveniently within commuting distance of Washington, D.C., Fredericksburg and Charlottesville, Virginia, Culpeper exudes small-town charm, but is in close proximity to urban amenities. Due to its convenient location, appealing quality of life, and attractive and affordable housing, the county's population has grown significantly in recent years. Rappahannock and Culpeper's other neighboring counties also offer a unique lifestyle, blending the quiet countryside with cosmopolitan cultural and culinary endeavors.
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