Registered Nurse - CCU (Sign-on Bonus) in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Assumes principle responsibility for total care of assigned patients in the respective unit.  Responsible for the processes of assessment, reassessment, establishment of nursing diagnoses, formulation of the written plan of care, implementation of care, and evaluation of care.  Initiates health care training and education to the patient/family as required while supporting and fostering the goals of Sovah Health-Martinsville and the Department of Nursing.  Demonstrates awareness of ongoing needs of the unit and provides leadership and direction to other team members in maintaining optimal standards of nursing care.  Accountable for the supervision of other licensed and non-licensed nursing personnel for assigned unit.  Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health-Martinsville on all units.  Responsible for providing care to all of the patient population with consideration to age –specificity and diagnosis.

Job Requirements

Education:   Current licensure as a Registered Nurse fromthe Virginia State Board of Nursing OR Compact State.  BLS certification – if not current, trainingrequired.  ACLS required - if experiencedtraining required within 3 months – if inexperienced training required within 6months.

Experience: Previous experience in acute care hospital setting preferred.  Requirements will include successfulcompletion of orientation checklist, pharmacology exam, and skills/credentials/competencyrequirements of specific unit.

Skills:  Requires ability to function in stressfulsituations.   Verbal ability to presentinformation and ideas related to nursing theory and practice.   Ability to accept responsibility and accountabilityto prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned unitsas required with leadership qualities.  Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursingcare appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering patient age,growth and development, and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursingprocess to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning,Implementation, and Evaluation.

Typical Physical Demands:  Requires full range of motion includinghandling and lifting patients and/or equipment, manual and finger dexterity andeye hand coordination.  Requires standingand walking for extensive period of time. May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.  May require frequent bending, squatting andkneeling.  Requires corrected vision andhearing to normal range.  Requiresability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours.  Potential for exposure to communicablediseases and/or body fluids.

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