Chesapeake Regional Healthcare RN, Stroke/Rapid Response in Chesapeake, Virginia
The Registered Nurse (RN) is expected to provide excellent, clinically competent patient care by utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interact with patients, significant others, and the other healthcare team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. The RN also determines the effectiveness of nursing interventions by evaluating outcomes in relation to evidenced-based intervention. The primary focus of the RN is to ensure every patient receives quality care and services through the efficient use of resources. The RN functions within the scope and standards of nursing as defined by the American Nurses Association and the Nurse Practice Act of Virginia. As a member of the healthcare team, the RN is responsible for making decisions and performing services that are in the best interest of the patient while positively contributing to the patient's experience and the success of the entire team by placing the patient and the team above the needs of the individual.
Education and Experience
Minimum Required Education: Must be a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Virginia or compact state.
Preferred Education: BSN
Required Experience: Two years critical care or emergency department Registered Nurse experience.
Preferred Experience: Neuro/Stroke and/or Rapid Response Team experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Required: Must be a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Virginia or compact state; Must have current BLS and ACLS Certification. PALS certification to be obtained within four months.
Preferred: Certification in a specialty field preferred.