Nurse Technician PRN Trauma Stepdown Unit

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
00035-39413
Specialty
Step Down
Contract Type
Permanent

As one of the largest facilities in the nations largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginias only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.


 

NURSE TECHNICIAN CHELLENAGES AND TASKS

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide care to the cardiac/medicine patient under the direction of the professional nurse.

  • Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient and departmental safety.

  • Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.

  • Functions in an organized and time conscious manner.

  • Presents self in a professional manner.

  • Uses computer proficiently.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in using the cardiac monitoring system.

  • Promotes fiscal responsibility and supports the goals and objectives of the units, department, and organization.

Highlights of the Trauma Step-Down Unit:

Medical / Surgical / Trauma Stepdown Unit

• 34 private rooms with bedside monitoring

• Level 2 Trauma

• Primary Stroke Certified

• Fast paced unit

• Great Teamwork

• “Make new staff feel at home” quotes from current team members

• Excellent learning opportunities with the various patient population - trauma, cardiac, neuro, renal, and gastro 

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