RN - Registered Nurse - Ortho Joint Replacement Unit - FT/PT/PRN Hours

RN - Registered Nurse - Ortho Joint Replacement Unit - FT/PT/PRN Hours

02 Dec 2024
Virginia, Mechanicsville, 23111 Mechanicsville USA

RN - Registered Nurse - Ortho Joint Replacement Unit - FT/PT/PRN Hours

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At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.Memorial Regional Medical CenterTHIS POSITION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BONUS UP TO $20K FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS WITH AT LEAST ONE YEAR OF RN EXPERIENCE!Come and be part of the new 25 bed Orthopedic Joint and Spine Unit. Our new unit has a state of the art rehabilitation gym dedicated to the treatment of our specialized patients. We welcome those nurses starting out in their career and those experienced nurses looking to expand their professional practice. Join this high energy team and become part of Memorial Regional’s top notch care units.Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical functions as a care provider of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the delivery of patient care through using the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN possesses the basic knowledge of a patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care, demonstrates strong skills related to effective time management and prioritizing patient care, contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement initiatives, collaborates with other professional disciplines, and supports the mission of the ministry to provide physical and psychological support to patients and families.Essential Job FunctionsIn collaboration with members of interdisciplinary teams, the RN establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs with the patient. The RN performs and documents complete patient assessments, initiates and maintains current nursing care plans for all assigned patients, identifies patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive teaching, administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures, serves as a point of contact for patients' care coordination throughout the hospital departments, acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department, and serves as a patient advocate in collaboration with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics.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 state 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)Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification RN-BC (Registered Nurse - Board Certified) (preferred)CCRN Critical Care Registered Nurse (preferred)PCCN Progressive Care Certified Nurse (preferred)CMSRN Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (preferred)National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred)EducationBachelor of Science Nursing (preferredSkills 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.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 fluidsMay be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materialsMay have periods of constant interruptionsProlonged periods of working alonePhysical RequirementsLifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Stoop/Kneel 0%Crawling 0%Climbing 1-33%Balance 1-33%Bending 34-66%Sitting 34-66%Walking 34-66%Standing 34-66%Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/tape recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of Latex GlovesExposure to toxic/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 PopulationAdolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Many of our opportunities reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much moreBenefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll 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 you'd 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 recruitment@mercy.com

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