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RN Clinical I - Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.Mary Immaculate Hospital - Newport News, VAFull Time and/or Weekends Only AvailableUp to $50,000 Sign On Bonus (for RNs with at least 1 year of experience)Professional Nurse Advancement Program available!**Bon Secours Virginia believes strongly in the professional advancement of the clinical Registered Nurse. The professional role of the nurse not only includes clinical practice but also leadership, autonomy, education, research, consultation, and collaboration. The Professional Nurse Advancement Program (PNAP), based on Benners Novice to Expert Model (Benner, 1984), offers levels of practice through a clinical ladder that includes up to a 6% compensation increase based on eligibility requirements.About Bon SecoursAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.About Mary Immaculate HospitalIn 1952, Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital (MIH) opened its doors to provide exceptional medical care in the only faith-based hospital on the Peninsula. Since then, our mission has evolved and grown, but we have kept our focus on providing the highest quality care through innovative procedures delivered by highly skilled and caring health care professionals.The 125-bed hospital is also a 5-star CMS rated facility and was awarded a Patient Safety Grade A Designation from The Leapfrog Group. As an ANCC Magnet designated facility, MIH is committed to an environment where nurses can flourish. A Joint Commission Certified Joint Center & Stroke Center, MIH is also home to an award-winning orthopedic program and has earned Blue Distinction in Bariatrics as a Center of Excellence.Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Emergency Department (ED) Registered Nurse (RN) provides, coordinates, plans, and evaluates nursing care, and supervises licensed and unlicensed associates in nursing care delivery within established nursing procedures, professional standards, and organizational policies/philosophies. The ED RN demonstrates the ability to care for a group of patients in a fast-paced, high intensity setting as part of an interprofessional team focused on achieving the best individual patient and population outcomes. The ED RN is responsible for modeling core cultural and safety behaviors to eliminate preventable harm, ensure worker safety and a safe, high quality experience of care.Essential Job Functions In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment and evaluates treatment effectiveness. Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures. Serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments. Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department. Manages and meets the physical and emotional demands of emergency nursing care. Applies knowledge of contemporary emergency nursing practice and future innovations. Applies nursing practice to the care of individuals across the lifespan with perceived or actual physical or emotional alterations, ranging from non-urgent to life threatening that are undiagnosed or require further interventions; care practices include, but are not limited to, medical illness, trauma care, pediatric care, gerontologic care, injury prevention, womens health, mental health issues, and life and limb saving measures. Collaborates with outside agencies in coordinating care (e.g. protective agencies and law enforcement, Local Crisis, Forensics, EMS, transfer centers, pharmacies). Understands and considers while providing care that emergency nursing care is episodic, primary, typically short-term, and occurs in a variety of settings. BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCurrent RN License in the state in which they are working or covered by compact (required)BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred)PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (preferred)NPR Neonatal Resuscitation Program (preferred)TNCC Trauma Nursing Core Course (preferred)EducationBachelor of Science Nursing (preferred)Work Experience1 year of RN experience (required)Recent Emergency Department or Critical Care experience (preferred)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)Skills Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and scope of practice of staff. Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and implementation) to nursing staff and others. Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission. Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive resources. Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care. Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery. Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly. Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness. Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient care. Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills. Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for patients and their support resources. Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires information to perform safely. Advances personal and professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops. Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions. Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources. Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances. Protects the safety and privacy of all persons. Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies. Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can understand considering their personal preferences. Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence. Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency. Applies the nursing process with patients in a variety of illness or injury in all ages and populations requiring triage and prioritization, stabilization, resuscitation, crisis intervention, disaster preparedness/emergency management. Can pivot focus quickly using critical decisions to match the most crucial needs at any moment. Lifesaving equipment (i.e., hypothermia devices, Hand free CPR, rapid infusers, invasive monitoring, etc.)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptions* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsLifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Stoop/Kneel 1-33%Crawling 1-33%Climbing 1-33%Balance 1-33%Bending 34-66%Sitting 34-66%Walking 34-66%Standing 34-66%Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposurePatient PopulationDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.Neonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

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