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RN - Hospital Float Pool - Rappahannock General Hospital

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Kilmarnock
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

RN - Hospital Float Pool - Rappahannock General HospitalApply NowRequisition R122554 Market Kilmarnock, Virginia Department Emergency Department - Rappahannock Shift Evenings/Nights Schedule Full-timeThank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!Rappahannock General Hospital - FloatThe RN Clinical Float Pool assesses, analyzes, plans, implements and evaluates patient care following established patient care standards for Bon Secours Mercy Health including those for patient assessment and transfer. The primary function of this job, based on hiring tier, is to be available and flexible to float to various departments, and sites throughout the markets within Bon Secours Mercy Health to provide patient care, which could include but not limited to scheduling day of staffing, more than one assignment location within a single shift, travel assignments, or seasonal staffing patterns. Participates as a member of the health care team in cooperation with and under the direction of a clinical manager or designee as defined by the relevant Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse.Essential Job FunctionsRN Clinical Float Pool are hired with the understanding they must float based on the tiers below:

  • Tier 1:Float expectation within a single site based on competency - Rappahannock General Hospital
    • Demonstrates awareness of and supports Bon Secours Mercy Health departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.
    • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department
    • Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery
    • Plans and coordinates nursing care and clinical decisions using the best available evidence.
    • Formulates and implements a plan of care for each patient which includes interventions, evaluation of response to interventions and documentation as appropriate to condition and age.
    • Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery.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 nursing license in the designated state of employment (required)Basic Life Support(BLS) - Various (required)Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS AHA) -American Heart Association required based on specialty assignmentEducationAssociate's of Nursing (required)Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) (preferred)Work Experience1 year of experience as an Registered Nurse in acute care (required)TrainingEPIC Electronic Health Record (preferred)LanguageNonePatient 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)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.*May be required to use physical restraints.May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.*May have periods of constant interruptions.Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.
      • Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsPhysical DemandsFrequency0%1-33%34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.)xLifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.)xPush/ Pull (0-50 lbs.)xPush/ Pull (50-100 lbs.)xStoop, KneelxCrawlingxClimbingxBalancexBendingxWork PositionFrequency0%1-33%34-66% 67-100%SittingxWalkingxStandingxAdditional Physical Requirements/HazardsPhysical RequirementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recordingsReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity farAcuity nearHazardsDepth perceptionUse of Latex productsExposure 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 exposureSkillsMedical equipment knowledgeProficient in clinical skillsPrinciples and practices of professional nursingPerform assessmentsProficiency in using computerized toolsAccountability for completion of required education and competenciesExhibits professionalism, ethical practice and customer focusedUse of restraintsCoordination of patient care deliveryIntegration of quality improvement, evidence- based practices and research in practiceTeamworkCritical thinkingDetail orientedStrong decision making and problem-solving skillsStrong communication skills both verbal and writtenAbility to multi-taskMust be flexible and able to adapt to changeConflict management and resilienceEffective stewardship of available resourcesCompassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existenceBon 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:36Work Shift:Evenings/NightsDepartment:Emergency Department - RappahannockAll 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 recruitment@mercy.com.Apply Now

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