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RN - Med Surg Peds 7p - 7:30a (FT) NCH

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Company: Mountain States Health Alliance

Location: Norton, VA

Date Posted: April 11, 2014

Source: MiracleWorkers.com

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY THE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

POSITION SUMMARY: This job description is shared by Med-Surg and Pediatrics. The Medical/Surgical/Pediatric nurse is a registered nurse who assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care of the patient assigned to the unit, performs clerical functions, performs RN duties as assigned, and is able to communication with the public, physicians, and other hospital personnel. The care provided to each patient is specific to the patients particular physical, age-specific and psychosocial needs. The patient population served by this position includes infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. The RN functions as team leader, overseeing LPNs & CNAs assigned to his/her team.JOB SPECIFICATIONS:EDUCATION: MINIMUM:Graduate of an approved nursing school for Registered Nurses. Licensure by the State Board of Nursing of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.PREFERRED: BSN DegreeEXPERIENCE: MINIMUM: 0 6 months PREFERRED: 1 year ...

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY THE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

POSITION SUMMARY: This job description is shared by Med-Surg and Pediatrics. The Medical/Surgical/Pediatric nurse is a registered nurse who assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care of the patient assigned to the unit, performs clerical functions, performs RN duties as assigned, and is able to communication with the public, physicians, and other hospital personnel. The care provided to each patient is specific to the patients particular physical, age-specific and psychosocial needs. The patient population served by this position includes infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. The RN functions as team leader, overseeing LPNs & CNAs assigned to his/her team.JOB SPECIFICATIONS:EDUCATION: MINIMUM:Graduate of an approved nursing school for Registered Nurses. Licensure by the State Board of Nursing of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.PREFERRED: BSN DegreeEXPERIENCE: MINIMUM: 0 6 months PREFERRED: 1 year or greaterCLINICAL SKILLS: Performs basic patient care. Performs broad array of nursing skills. Conducts physical assessments. Differentiates between normal and abnormal findings. Delegates appropriately. Assists physicians with procedures & rounds. Conducts patient education. Employs critical thinking in carrying out nursing care.ADMINISTRATION SKILLS: Answer telephones. Balance figures. Compiles statistics. Coordinate events. Coordinate meetings. Maintain filing systems. Maintain logs. Maintain patient charts. Proofread documents. Research information. Schedule appointments.MACHINE SKILLS: Computer skills, calculator, fax, photocopier, diagnostic therapeutic patient care equipment, overhead paging system. BP equipment, pulse ox equipment, SCDs, IV pumps.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Amount of TimeNoneUp to1/31/3 to1/22/3 andmoreStand:XWalk:XSit:XTalk or hear:XUse hands to finger, handle or feel:XPush/Pull:XStoop, kneel, crouch or crawl:XReach with hands and arms:XTaste or smell:XWEIGHT/FORCE REQUIREMENTS

Amount of Time

NoneUp to 1/31/3 to1/22/3 and moreUp to 10 pounds:XUp to 25 pounds:XUp to 50 pounds:XUp to 100 pounds:XMore than 100 pounds:X



VISION

Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focusENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AMOUNT OF TIMENoneUp to 1/31/3 to1/22/3 and moreWet, humid conditions (non-weather):XWorks near moving mechanical parts:XFumes or airborne particles:XToxic or caustic chemicals:XOutdoor weather conditions:XExtreme cold (non-weather):XExtreme hot (non-weather):XRisk of electrical shock:XWorks with explosives:XRisk of radiation:XVibration:XThe typical noise level of the work environment is: (Check all that apply)Very QuietQuietModerate NoiseLoud NoiseVery Loud NoiseXXXHearing:Ability to hear alarms on equipmentAbility to hear client callAbility to hear instructions from physician/department staffXXX

REPETITIVE MOTION ACTIONS

Number of Hours



Repetitive use of foot control01 23 45 67+ARight OnlyBLeft OnlyCBothX

Repetitive use of hands

ARight OnlyBLeft OnlyCBothX

Grasping: simple/light

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Grasping: firm/heavy

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Fine Dexterity

ARight onlyBLeft OnlyCBothXWORKING CONDITIONS: May be exposed to infection and contagious diseases; potential exposure to radiation/radioactive substances; bio-hazardous substances. Potential exposure to flammable/explosive gases. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations such as unpleasant patient and unit elements, accident/injuries, emergency and crisis situations requiring judgment and action to prevent injury or death. Subject to multiple interruptions. Subject to floating to other units as needed. Occasionally subject to irregular hours.REQUIRED PROTECTIVEREQUIPMENT: Eye protection, gown, mask, non-sterile medical gloves, sterile medical gloves.REQUIRED LICENSURE ORCERTIFICATION: RN in Virginia. BLS required, ACLS preferred. PALS preferred. Basic dysrhythmia class preferred.

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