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Registered Nurse ORTHO Unit -PRN

Company: Riverside Health System
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Newport News, Virginia
For over 100 years, at Riverside Health System, we have made it our mission to care for others as we would care for those we love.
Works under the supervision of the Nurse manager and the Director and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the total nursing care of assigned patients. The RN may work in a variety of settings in the Critical Care/Telemetry Complex and roles within Riverside Health System. The RN utilizes communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making to create a care plan for each patient based on physiological, psychosocial and cultural diversity. Responsible for supervising and delegating non-professional personnel working directly with him/her to ensure optimum patient care. Must demonstrate competence in dealing with age related needs of the specific patient populations served in the Critical Care/Telemetry units/departments. Works under the direction of leadership and a multi-disciplinary team to provide a comprehensive range of services or clinical care associated with and in accordance with standards of excellence established by Riverside Health system and facility goals and strategic plans.
What you will do

  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient clinical ands psychosocial needs by applying standards of practice as it relates to the specialty or patient population served in the Critical Care/Telemetry units/departments (see unit specific competencies and equipment checklists).
  • Partners with patients and families to develop, implement and evaluate plan of care, treatments and procedures that contribute to the physiological and psychosocial outcomes of the patient. Assesses and incorporates evidence-based standards of practice. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in the coordination care. Facilitates safe patient transitions to the next care setting as part of plan of care.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency to facilitate patient throughput to assure patients receive consistent, competent, and ethical care. Focuses on quality outcomes of patient care when addressing customer's needs to include current evidence based practice and quality measures.
  • Demonstrates understanding of diverse patient care populations and ability to modify education method to ensure patient/family comprehension. Educates by assuming responsibility to individualize and coordinate patient education, and discharge specific education that includes family/caregiver. Evaluates for patient comprehension and documents.
  • Accurately completes all required clinical and quality documentation consistently per RHS standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize tasks appropriately to facilitate quality patient care and ensure patient care needs are met. Able to recognize and respond to emergency situations. Evaluates own needs for support and uses identified systems to meet need. Qualifications
    Education: MSN, BSN, ADN, or nursing diploma required.
    Experience: 1 year of RN Experience required. Experience preferred in an acute care setting but not required.
    Licensure/Certification: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state required. BLS required.
    As a Riverside Health System team member, our benefits have you covered:
    Health & Wellness:
    • Medical Plan Options
    • Vision and Dental plans (including orthodontic care)
    • Wellness & fitness center discounts
    • Onsite pharmacy and delivery options
    • Riverside Health System services discount
    • Flexible spending and savings accounts
    • Healthy lifestyle incentives Peace of Mind:
      • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
      • Short Term Disability
      • Whole Life Insurance
      • Critical Illness Insurance
      • Accident Insurance
      • Legal Insurance
      • Pet Insurance Financial Support:
        • CEUs (MedBridge Education)
        • 403(b) Savings Plan (Immediate Matching)
        • Specialty Certification Financial Assistance
        • Company Wide Bonus Program
        • Employee Help Fund Work-Life Balance:
          • Paid Time Off (full- and part-time team members)
          • Extended illness bank
          • membership
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Adoption Assistance
          • Area retail discounts
          • Community involvement opportunities

Keywords: Riverside Health System, Newport News , Registered Nurse ORTHO Unit -PRN, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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