RN Ortho Neuro - Salem, VA

Salem, Virginia, United States

SNAPSHOT

  • Direct Hire
  • 5
  • Never
  • 2-5 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Job Description

Shift: Day shift (full-time) Three 12 hour shifts

 

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates accountability for essential clinical knowledge to positively affect patient outcomes within the scope of nursing practice while assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating care.
  • Demonstrates strong and accurate clinical judgment and competent or expert nursing skills while following established policies including those related to confidentiality (written, verbal, electronic and digital).
  • Timely collaborates with the healthcare team to report critical information or change in condition.
  • Promotes comfort and prevents suffering through presence and attentiveness. Demonstrates timely pain assessment and reassessment.
  • Collaborates with patients, families, and the healthcare team to coordinate care for an effective and current plan of care.

 

Additional Information about the Ortho/Neuro Unit:

  • 31 bed unit
  • RNs in the unit will benefit from a culture of nursing autonomy as well as nursing protocols to initiate treatment on patients quickly
  • Teamwork heavily focused to promote better patient experience and high quality of care

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

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/CERTIFICATION:

Current licensure as an RN in the state of Virginia or current multi-state compact RN license with eligibility to practice in VA is required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)


General Information:

Minimum one year hospital experience required, two years preferred. 

Will consider a new grad only if they have exceptional experience within Neuro or Behavioral for their clinical and the willingness to learn.

 

Types of Services:

They treat a wide variety of neurological conditions

•         Autism

•         Epilepsy Alzheimer’s disease

•         Dementia

•         Parkinson's disease

•         Strokes

•         Migraines

•         Back pain

•         Neuropathy   •         Nerve conduction studies

•         Lidocaine and Botox® injections for headache

•         Sleep studies

•         Electroencephalogram (EEG)

•         Electromyography (EMG)

•         Multiple sclerosis treatments

•         Visual evoked potentials 

 

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