RN Medical Care Unit-Richmond, VA

Richmond, Virginia, United States

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  • Direct Hire
  • 6
  • Never
  • <2 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Job Description

Registered Nurse RN Medical Care Unit - CJW-Johnston Willis Hospital, Richmond, VA

Full-time Day/Night, Mixed shift (rotating weekends) 

 

MEDICAL CARE UNIT:
  • 32 bed unit covering a wide patient population and disease process.  
  • The cohesive team operates in a “Live Excellence Culture”.
  • Outstanding Physician/Nurse relationship.  
  • Experienced and supportive leadership team that afford the opportunity for you to learn, grow, and advance in the unit or other specialty areas within the hospital or across HCA Hospitals. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide direct access to patients for major procedures and therapies, including resuscitation. 
  • Consistently maintain competencies in hemodynamic monitoring, dysrhythmia recognition, ventilator management, and other evolving techniques as they are developed. 
  • Assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and document all aspects of patient care. 
  • Communicate effectively and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Evaluate patients' signs and symptoms; then record and report results. 
  • Set priorities and modify patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment. 
  • Collaborate with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment. 
  • Assist physicians during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders. 
  • Make appropriate and timely notification to physician on patient condition changes. 

 

Qualifications

Education:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
 
Licensure/Certifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse License in Virginia or Current Multistate Compact License (required)
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS or BCLS) Health Care Provider (required)
 
Experience:
  • 1 year of current nursing experience in a hospital setting (preferred)
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

***Candidates must have at least 1 year of recent acute hospital experience***

  • # of Beds Per Unit: 32
  • Nurse to Patient Ratio: 5:1-6:1
  • Orientation Schedule:  3 days per week for 8 weeks
  • Monthly Department Volume: 30-34 per day
  • Management style of director or on the floor:  Manager is very involved, strong relationship between nurses and doctors, good peer to peer culture of inclusion. The director is a lot of fun and very engaged.  He’s very good at being on the floor and interactive with his staff.  They want RNs that have his same energy and enthusiasm.
  • Will you accept pending license:   YES

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