Registered Nurse - Stepdown / PRN

  • Novant Health UVA Culpeper Medical Center
  • Culpeper, VA 22701, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

The Registered Nurse assesses the health needs of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients with knowledge and skill, and develops and implements plans to meet these needs.  The RN also evaluates outcomes as they reflect the established goals.  Also assesses additional role of leader educator and consultant, and coordinates daily patient care as provided by all departments.  Some of the major job functions include but are not limited to: Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care for groups of patients of varying ages Participates in educational activities for self, staff and  unit development Utilizes communication skills with staff, other health care team members and patients Maintains yearly AHA BLS Healthcare Providers certification, unit specific certifications, safety and infection in-services, plus adequate contact hours to meet RN requirements Follows safety and infection control policies and procedures Follows hospital and department policies and procedures Other job duties as assigned EXEMPTION STATUS Non-exempt REQUIREMENTS Education: Completion of a nursing program approved by the State Board of Nursing Experience: 2 years experience in acute care setting preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities required: Ability to perform basic nursing skills on groups of patients and ability to assume charge responsibility Ability to multitask and prioritize quickly Ability to administer medication utilizing the five rights Ability to communicate verbally and in written form Basic computer knowledge Licensure: Registered Nurse with a current licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia or current licensure in a compact state with multistate privileges recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Certifications: BLS required

Schedule

Nights

Employment Type

PRN (as needed, less than 20 hours per week)