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RN - Registered Nurse - Hospital Float Pool

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Emporia
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

RN - Registered Nurse - Hospital Float Pool Requisition R113417 Market Emporia, Virginia Department Nursing Administration 2 - Virginia RMC - Emporia Shift All Schedule Full-time Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours! Southern Virginia Medical Center 10K Bonus Eligible Primary Function/General Purpose of Position The RN Clinical Float Pool assesses, analyzes, plans, implements and evaluates patient care following established patient care standards for Bon Secours Mercy Health including those for patient assessment and transfer. The primary function of this job, based on hiring tier, is to be available and flexible to float to various departments, and sites throughout the markets within Bon Secours Mercy Health to provide patient care, which could include but not limited to scheduling day of staffing, more than one assignment location within a single shift, travel assignments, or seasonal staffing patterns. Participates as a member of the health care team in cooperation with and under the direction of a clinical manager or designee as defined by the relevant Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse. Essential Job Functions RN Clinical Float Pool are hired with the understanding they must float based on the tiers below:

  • Tier 1: Float expectation within a single site based on competency
  • Tier 2: Float expectation within multiple sites within a single market based on competency
  • Tier 3: Float expectation within multiple sites across more than one market based on competency
    • Demonstrates awareness of and supports Bon Secours Mercy Health departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.
    • Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department
    • Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery
    • Plans and coordinates nursing care and clinical decisions using the best available evidence.
    • Formulates and implements a plan of care for each patient which includes interventions, evaluation of response to interventions and documentation as appropriate to condition and age.
    • Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery. This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Licensing/Certification Current nursing license in the designated state of employment (required) Basic Life Support (BLS) - Various ( required) Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS AHA) -American Heart Association required based on specialty assignment Education Associate's of Nursing (required) Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) (preferred) Work Experience 1 year of experience as an Registered Nurse in acute care (required) Training EPIC Electronic Health Record (preferred) Language None Patient Population Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures. Neonates (0-4 weeks) Infant (1-12 months) Pediatrics (1-12 years) Adolescents (13-17 years) Adults (18-64 years) Geriatrics (65 years and older) Working Conditions Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur. Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel. May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights. May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse. May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.* May be required to use physical restraints. May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.* May have periods of constant interruptions. Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions. * Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control. Physical Requirements Physical Demands Frequency 0%1-33%34-66% 67-100% Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) x Lifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) x Push/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) x Push/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) x Stoop, Kneel x Crawling x Climbing x Balance x Bending x Work Position Frequency 0%1-33%34-66% 67-100% Sitting x Walking x Standing x Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards Physical Requirements Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination) Perform shift work Maneuver weight of patients Hear alarms/telephone/audio recordings Reach above shoulder Repetitive arm/hand movements Finger Dexterity Color Vision Acuity far Acuity near Hazards Depth perception Use of Latex products Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents Exposure to moving mechanical parts Exposure to dust/fumes Exposure to potential electrical shock Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy Exposure to high pitched noises Gaseous risk exposure Skills Medical equipment knowledge Proficient in clinical skills Principles and practices of professional nursing Perform assessments Proficiency in using computerized tools Accountability for completion of required education and competencies Exhibits professionalism, ethical practice and customer focused Use of restraints Coordination of patient care delivery Integration of quality improvement, evidence- based practices and research in practice Teamwork Critical thinking Detail oriented Strong decision making and problem-solving skills Strong communication skills both verbal and written Ability to multi-task Must be flexible and able to adapt to change Conflict management and resilience Effective stewardship of available resources Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer. Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
      • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
      • Prescription drug coverage
      • Flexible spending accounts
      • Life insurance w/AD&D
      • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
      • Paid time off
      • Educational Assistance
      • And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment status S cheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Work Shift: All Department: Nursing Administration 2 - Virginia RMC - Emporia All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com . Apply Now

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