RN - Acute Medical Care **Up to $20K Sign-on Bonus offered** in Galax, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Galax, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2020

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Job Requirements   Minimum Education   Graduation from a school of nursing as a registered nurse required   Required Licenses Current RN license required BLS required ACLS preferred PALS preferred ASLS preferred   Required Skills   Verbal and written ability to give information and present ideas essential in administrative management. Ability to understand advanced theory and practice in nursing. Familiarity with organization and functions of each hospital department. Ability to discern legal implications in nursing. Ability to motivate personnel, problem-solve effectively and handle stress in a positive manner. Maintain harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and all hospital departments. Essential Functions Function as a staff or charge nurse. Supervise and coordinate care in a manner to ensure that patient needs are provided in an efficient manner and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. Possess the knowledge to safely apply theory and practice when providing, planning and assigning nursing care. Ability to problem-solve effectively to provide quality patient care. Provide excellent customer service including patient education. Ability to work with all age groups including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. Ability to work with Paragon applications (computer system). Possess the knowledge to use PYXIS medication delivery system. Ability to use GRASP acuity system. Education – Uses the nursing process to meet patient/family learning needs. Professionalism – Applies knowledge to practice through participation in performance improvement activities and application of nursing research. Consistently communicates to co-workers, medical staff, ancillary departments and customers to promote a collaborative and cooperative environment. Reliability – Ensures completion of assigned workloads and moves to unassigned work at own initiative. Other duties, as designated by the Director of Medical/Surgical Services, Coordinator of Medical/Surgical Services, supervisor, or CNO. Functional Demands Work requires physical ability such as walking, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting heavy objects/patients (patients 300+ pounds), stooping and climbing stairs. Walking intermittently through halls of hospital and outside. May be exposed to bad weather when escorting a discharged patient to their vehicle. Involves mental activity and problem-solving, to include the ability to implement solutions. May be exposed to injury by irrational or disturbed patients, patients with communicable diseases, and/or potentially dangerous equipment. Risk of exposure to infectious diseases and hazardous materials. Exposure to blood, body fluid and hazardous wastes is moderate to frequent and must carry out universal precautions according to hospital policy. Bending required frequently, 45-90 degree angles, to check patients, to operate machinery. Speech, hearing, reading, writing and visual acuity necessary in order to perform job requirements.


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