Parham Doctors' Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors' Hospital, is located in the west end of Richmond. Parham Doctors' Hospital is a 200-bed facility offering medical and surgical programs including orthopedics, behavioral health, bariatrics, imaging, rehabilitation services, 24-hour emergency care, sleep disorder, podiatry, primary care, and occupational health. The Parham Doctors' Hospital campus is home to The Orthopedic Hospital, one of the most honored joint and spine programs in the state.
The General Surgical Unit RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide nursing care to the patient.
Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient, and departmental safety.
Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.
Functions in an organized and time conscious manner. Demonstrates leadership in the charge nurse role by supervising the delivery of care.
Presents self in a professional manner.
Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/o significant others. Uses appropriate
Patient Education documentation modality.
Additional Information About the General Surgical Unit :
* 15 bed Adult General Surgical Unit * Nurse to patient ratio is 1:5-6 on days and 1:5-6 on Nights * Average Length of Stay is 4.4 days * Interdisciplinary team meets daily to review progress, barriers to discharge, and discharge needs * Unit based educator to support onboarding and facilitate growth of staff * Team with employees ranging from new grads to 30 years of experience, fosters mentoring environment. * Fosters professional growth through active Unit Practice Council, and specialty certification of Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse.
* Current licensure as an RN * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider. * Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Required - Current Virginia license or license pending state board approval.
Preferred - One year experience in area of clinical expertise to which applying.
* You can decide to work fulltime Days and Nights * You will work \"3\" 12 hour shifts * Your pay period will be (every two weeks) * Our team rotates Weekends & Holidays
Traits of a successful nurse at Parham Doctors' Hospital:
* Dependable * Open-minded * Great Teammate * Sense of Humor * Positive Attitude * Self-motivated * Reliable * Critical Thinker * Energetic * Patient Advocate
We offer a generous compensation package including:
Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.