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Type: Full Time
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Acute Care Medicine
VCU Health Systems Acute Care Medicine is seeking a FT Clinical Nurse. The Acute Care Medicine Unit is a unit specializing in a variety of services to patients. Our patient population ranges from adult sized adolescents to geriatric. Types of patients served: Internal medicine patients and associated sub-specialties including Renal, Gastrointestinal, Pulmonary, Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Endocrine and Gerontology. 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. Preferred /p Full time 7: Rotating