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Registered Nurse - RN PRN - Emergency Department - SMC

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: May 15, 2022

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Registered Nurse - RN PRN - Emergency Department - SMC Apply Now Requisition R094743 Market Petersburg, VA--> Market Petersburg, Virginia Department Emergency Services - Southside RMC - Petersburg Department--> Shift All Schedule Part-time Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!Southside Regional Medical Center is your community health care provider, a 300-bed facility located on a 50-acre campus with nearly 400 physicians representing more than 40 specialties. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home. Bon Secours Southside Medical Center serves the communities of Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Fort Lee and Chester and the counties of Prince George, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry and Southern Chesterfield.Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Emergency Department (ED) Registered Nurse (RN) provides, coordinates, plans, and evaluates nursing care, and supervises licensed and unlicensed associates in nursing care delivery within established nursing procedures, professional standards, and organizationalpolicies/philosophies.The ED RN demonstrates the ability to care for a group of patients in a fast-paced, high intensity setting as part of an Interprofessional team focused on achieving the best individual patient and population outcomes. The ED RN is responsible for modeling core cultural and safety behaviors to eliminate preventable harm, ensure worker safety and a safe, high quality experience of care.Essential Job Functions In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, conducts initial and ongoing patient assessment, analyzes assessment data, creates a plan of care, implements treatment and evaluates treatment effectiveness. Administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures. Serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments. Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department. Manages and meets the physical and emotional demands of emergency nursing care. Applies knowledge of contemporary emergency nursing practice and future innovations. Applies nursing practice to the care of individuals across the lifespan with perceived or actual physical or emotional alterations, ranging from non-urgent to life threatening that are undiagnosed or require further interventions; care practices include, but are not limited to, medical illness, trauma care, pediatric care, gerontologic care, injury prevention, womens health, mental health issues, and life and limb saving measures. Collaborates with outside agencies in coordinating care (e.g. protective agencies and law enforcement, Local Crisis, Forensics, EMS, transfer centers, pharmacies). Understands and considers while providing care that emergency nursing care is episodic, primary, typically short-term, and occurs in a variety of settings. BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCurrent RN License in the state in which they are working or covered by compact (required)BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred)PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (preferred)NPR Neonatal Resuscitation Program (preferred)TNCC Trauma Nursing Core Course (preferred)EducationBachelor of Science Nursing (preferred)Work Experience1 year of RN experience (required)Recent Emergency Department or Critical Care experience (preferred)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)Skills Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and scope of practice of staff. Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and implementation) to nursing staff and others. Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission. Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive resources. Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care. Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery. Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly. Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness. Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient care. Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills. Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for patients and their support resources. Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires information to perform safely. Advances personal and professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops. Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions. Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources. Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances. Protects the safety and privacy of all persons. Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies. Ability to communicate with patients in a manner they can understand considering their personal preferences. Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence. Remains calm, adaptive, and collective during an emergency. Applies the nursing process with patients in a variety of illness or injury in all ages and populations requiring triage and prioritization, stabilization, resuscitation, crisis intervention, disasterpreparedness/emergencymanagement. Can pivot focus quickly using critical decisions to match the most crucial needs at any moment. Lifesaving equipment (i.e., hypothermia devices, Hand free CPR, rapid infusers, invasive monitoring, etc.)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptions* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsLifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%Lifting/Carrying (50-100lbs.)34-66%Push/Pull (0-50lbs.)34-66%Push/Pull (50-100lbs.)34-66%Stoop/Kneel1-33%Crawling1-33%Climbing1-33%Balance1-33%Bending34-66%Sitting34-66%Walking34-66%Standing 34-66%Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHearalarms/telephone/audiorecorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure totoxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposurePatient PopulationDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.Neonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Bon SecoursAbout UsAs a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind,bodyand spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration,excellenceand respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity,serviceand stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room (ER) Bon Secours Health Southside Regional Medical CenterJob Summary:The Emergency Room (ER) Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:

  • Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status
  • Determining the priority of the patients problems and needs
    • Implementing clinical nursing interventions
    • Having a highly diverse skillset
    • Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes
    • Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environmentEssential Functions:
      • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team
      • Care for groups of patients in a fast-paced, high intensity setting as part of an interprofessional team focused on achieving the best individual patient and population outcomes
      • Evaluates,updatesand revises the plan of care to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes
      • Serves as point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout hospital departments
        • Provides care to a broad spectrum of patients ranging fromshort-stayto trauma
        • Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and the organizations policies and procedures
        • Other duties as assignedEducation:
          • Graduate of an accredited Associates degree orBachelorsdegree in NursingCertifications:
            • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
            • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart AssociationExperience:
              • One (1) year of professional experience practicing as a Registered Nurse (RN)
              • Recent Emergency Department or Critical Care experienced preferred, not requiredTraining:
                • EPIC Electronic Health Record training (preferred, not required)Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
                  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
                  • Prescription drug coverage
                  • Flexible spending accounts
                  • Life insurance w/AD&D
                  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
                  • Paid time off
                  • Educational Assistance
                  • And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift: All Department: Emergency Services - Southside RMC - PetersburgAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at . Apply Now

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