Registered Nurse (RN) – 12 Week Temporary – Acute Care- Nights

  • Full Time
  • Company: VCUHSA VCU Health System Authority
  • Anywhere

VCUHSA VCU Health System Authority

**Enjoy the freedom and higher hourly pay of a travel RN assignment, without the travel – Plus benefits! **Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a 70-bed facility located in the heart of South Central Virginia serving residents of over 7 counties, including North Carolina due to its location just off the I-85 interstate and its proximity to the NC border. Community Memorial Hospital is a Primary Stroke Center and can manage acute ischemic strokes within their facility. The Acute Care unit consists of three separate nursing units for a total of 54 beds and serves a very diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics, including medical, telemetry and surgical patients.  The average Acute Care nurse to patient ratio is 1 to 4 with additional nursing support provided by patient care technicians, patient safety associates, unit secretaries, and cardiac monitor technicians. The patient care team also consists of 24-hour Hospitalist and ancillary support.  The community setting of CMH creates a family and patient-centered atmosphere with outstanding teamwork not only within the department, but throughout the entire organization as team members strive to make the patient experience excellent.  The nursing leadership supports continuing education and provides multiple opportunities for team members to advance their knowledge and skills in their nursing practice. CMH continues to work diligently on expanding their services for their community through active recruitment of specialists for inpatient and outpatient units.Night ShiftThe Temporary 12-Week Assignment – Registered Nurse 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.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state

At least 1 year of RN experience

Experience PREFERRED:

Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice

Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program recognized and/or approved by the corresponding state’s Board of Nursing

Education/training PREFERRED:

Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher) from an accredited program

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.

Additional position requirements:

Clinicians 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)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

Workday Night (United States of America)

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

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