Registered Nurse(Cardiac Cath/EP Lab)-Full time

Richmond, Virginia
Competitive Salary
Jan 30, 2018
Feb 17, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

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.

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

  1. Performs and documents total physical assessment for patients within unit Scope of Care.

  2. Analyzes pertinent data, communicates findings and documents information.

  3. Utilizes equipment and performs special procedures competently as related to unit Scope of Care.

  4. Organizes and prioritizes nursing care for a unit specific patient assignment.

  5. Administers all medications utilizing the 5 rights to medication administration.

  6. Demonstrates competency in patient teaching and discharge planning including family and/or significant other in Collaboration with multidisciplinary team members.

  7. Acquires and maintains current knowledge pertinent to nursing practice in cardiac patients.

  8. Communicates effectively with peers, supervisors, ancillary department and other customers.

  9. Exhibits nursing characteristics of the Synergy Model as outlined in the Nursing Strategic Plan: Clinical Judgment/Advocacy/moral agency, Caring Practices, Collaboration, Systems thinking, Response to diversity, Clinical inquiry/innovator/evaluator, Facilitator of learning of patient/family educator.

  10. 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.

  11. 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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