Registered Nurse (RN) PRN, Central Resource Pool

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 09, 2018
Closes
Jan 17, 2018
Ref
00035-39250
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent

We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the Central Resource Pool  at Chippenham Hospital.

The Central Resource Pool is composed of a variety of experienced Registered Nurses who float throughout the facility to all the units within their scope of practice.  Our experienced nurses bring a vast variety of experiences to Chippenham Hospital and our patients.  Nursing departments floated to include: the ICU, Telemetry Units, Medical/Surgical Units, Orthopedic, Open Heart ICU and Stepdown, Trauma ICU, Trauma Stepdown and IMCU, and the ED.

We offer a lucrative incentive program to our nurses based upon areas in which they are able to work.  We also offer flexible scheduling guidelines, education opportunities and much more.  We promote a friendly, caring and fast-paced working environment for experienced nurses.  Our experienced nurses are welcomed within the units they support and are looked upon as strong mentors for our floors and newer nurses. 

In the Central Resource Pool our employees come for the flexibility and incentive and stay because of Chippenham Hospital's positive, friendly and nurturing culture.

As one of the largest facilities in HCA, the nations largest hospital system, 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. 

The Central Resource Pool Registered Nurse (RN) performs care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. The Registered Nurse:

  1. Provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, in support of HCA ethical principles and values.
  2. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents all aspects of patient care. 
  3. Delegates appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision. Works closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare.
  4. Communicates effectively and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff.
  5. Evaluates patients signs and symptoms, and records and reports results.
  6. Sets priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment.
  7. Collaborates with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment.
  8. Assists physician during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders.
  9. Makes appropriate and timely notification to physicians on patient condition changes.
  10. Attend unit meetings as directed by the Nursing Leadership Team and participates in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.
  11. Patient Rights - Works to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treats each patient with dignity and care, and maintains patient confidentiality/privacy.
  12. Patient Safety - Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

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