Registered Nurse RN - Post Surgical Unit - PSU - NIGHTS

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Closes
Jul 24, 2018
Ref
00448-41083
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Why We Like Working for Henrico Doctors Hospital:

Hear what some of our employees have to say about why they love working here!


 

 

Henrico Doctors Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We are a Level II Trauma facility, offering specialized vascular surgery, Neurosurgery, a comprehensive certified stroke center, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery; we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

Additional Information about our Unit:

  • 12 private beds

  • Types of patients include transplant, trauma, surgery, critically ill, step down surgical unit etc.

  • Fast pace unit that is a great stepping-stone to critical care allowing a nurse graduate to develop foundational nursing skills, learn medications, task management, and develop critical thinking skills

  • This unit requires a nurse who can perform in a fast pace setting and quickly learn task prioritization and time management with the support of leadership

Meet one of the PSU team member:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Nct30MXK48


SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*

 

*1
        Conducts individualized patient assessment and provides appropriate interventions per policy, procedures and protocols.

*2
        Analyze and prioritize pertinent data, communicates findings and documents information.

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

*4
         Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician

*5
         Organizes and prioritizes nursing care for unit specific patient assignment.

*6
         Administers all medications utilizing 8 rights to medication administration and knowledge of pharmacokinetics.

*7
         Initiates and documents patient teaching and discharge planning in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members.

*8
         Acquires and maintains current knowledge pertinent to nursing practice in department.

*9
         Communicates effectively with all members of healthcare team utilizing verbal and written skills.

   *  THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.

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