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LifePoint Health New Grad Nurse Residency Program RN - Emergency Dept - FT in Warrenton, Virginia

*$5,000 Sign on Bonus *

The Nurse Resident provides and directs clinically appropriate patient care to an individual or group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and mission of the Department of Nursing, the organization, and the scope and standards set forth by the American Nurses Association (ANA).

The Residency program is a 12-month program with extended orientation, clinical experiences, and classroom time to facilitate transition to practice.

In the execution of job duties, it is the universal expectation that all tasks are performed with a patient centered focus, while also seeking opportunities to continually improve core processes. Incumbent will be scheduled based on operational need, which may include but is not limited to: holidays, extended shifts, night and/or weekend shifts, standby and/or on-call. This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this job. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Reports to: Director

Essential Functions

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Patient/family care needs and/or problems are promptly identified and addressed. Patients are regularly assessed and reassessed. Patient responses to nursing and MD interventions and treatments are evaluated and documented in the ongoing assessment data.

Functions successfully in all emergency situations. Adapts to change and handles emergencies consistent with policy and in a manner that instills confidence in others through a smooth operation.

Establishes individualized nursing diagnoses based on assessment data and formulates care plan. Collaborates with patient and family members to address care needs and provide patient centered care. Adjusts plan of care appropriately. Knowledgeable and incorporates best practices.

Non-Essential Functions

Updates skills and knowledge by attaining 15 contact hours annually and provides documentation of completion.

Minimum Education
□ Bachelor’s degree X Preferred □ Required
BSN required within 3 years of hire - effective 1/1/21

Required Skills
Licenses: Current Virginia State RN License

Required Skills
X Basic Life Support (BLS) -May be obtained during 1st week of orientation with CNO approval.
X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Required for ED, Med Surg, PCU, ICU, OB within 120 days of hire
X Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Required for ED within 120 days of hire.
X Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Required for FBC within 120 days of hire.
X Telemetry Course for ED, ICU, Med Surg, PCU within 120 days of hire.

Minimum Work Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Licensure in the State of Virginia

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

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Title: *New Grad Nurse Residency Program RN - Emergency Dept - FT *

Location: Virginia-Warrenton

Requisition ID: 7465-4796