Clinical Nurse at VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)

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Type: Full Time
Location: Richmond, Virginia

Job Description:

Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Security Care Clinic

VCU Health Systems Security Care Clinic is seeking a full time Clinical Nurse. The Security Care Unit is dedicated to provide Medical/Surgical Progressive care for the incarcerated patient population. The staff provides non-judgmental holistic care to the incarcerated patient population, while attending to their special needs as individuals. ResponsibilitiesIntegrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family.Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.Provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level.Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.*Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program within 5 years of hire, if not currently BSN-prepared or higher, will be a requirement for continued employment. *Completion of our accredited Nurse Residency Program will be a requirement for all new graduate nurse hires. This program provides transitional support during the first year of practice by fostering comprehensive, individualized preceptorships and guiding all new graduates along the journey towards successful promotion to Clinical Nurse II within the Professional Advancement Program (PAP) at VCU Health. Qualifications Required Graduate of, or pending graduation from, an accredited RN nursing program. Current RN licensure in Virginia or compact state, or eligible for licensure. All selected new graduate applicants must take and pass NCLEX within 90 days of graduation date. PreferredCompletion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited programAcademic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice. Full time 1: Days