RN-Medical/Surgical ***$7,500 Sign-On Bonus*** in Galax, VA at Twin County Regional Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

****$7,500 Sign-On Bonus****


Education and Experience: 

Graduated from a school of nursing and be licensed as a registered nurse by the Virginia State Board of Nursing

CPR certification is required

Communicates effectively verbally and in written form. Is aware of non-verbal communication and makes appropriate use of it.

Ability to understand advanced theory and practice in nursing

Familiarity with organization and function of each hospital department

Ability to discern legal implications in nursing

Leadership ability, integrity, and initiative

Ability to motivate personnel and problem-solve effectively

Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and other hospital departments


Function as a staff or charge nurse

Supervise and coordinate care in a manner to ensure that patient needs are provided in an efficient manner and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures

Possess the knowledge to safely apply theory and practice when providing, planning and assigning nursing care

Ability to problem-solve effectively to provide quality patient care

Provide excellent customer service including patient education

Ability to work with all age groups including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients

Ability to work with Paragon applications (computer system)

Possess the knowledge to use PYXIS medication delivery system

Ability to use GRASP acuity system

Education – Uses the nursing process to meet patient/family learning needs

Professionalism – Applies knowledge to practice through participation in performance improvement activities and application of nursing research

Consistently communicates to co-workers, medical staff, ancillary departments and customers to promote a collaborative and cooperative environment

Reliability – Ensures completion of assigned workloads and moves to unassigned work at own initiative

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Standing, sitting, walking and bending (45-90 degree angles) are required

May require stair climbing

Reading and writing are required to fulfill job description

May require lifting and turning patients up to 300+ pounds (with assistance), and assisting actively in patient care on occasion

Speech, hearing and visual acuity necessary in order to perform job requirement

Exposure to blood, body fluid and hazardous wastes is moderate to frequent and must carry out universal precautions according to hospital policy

May be exposed to injury by irrational or disturbed patients, patients with communicable diseases and/or potentially dangerous equipment

Work involves mental activity

May be exposed to bad weather when escorting a discharged patient to their vehicle

This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Job Requirements

See above
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