HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Post-Op Surgical Unit- Nights in Richmond, Virginia

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As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.

Highlights of the Post-Op Surgical Unit * 30 Private Rooms, Newly renovated unit

  • 12 rooms dedicated to Elective Total Joint Replacement

  • Patients range from ortho trauma, surgical trauma, general surgery elective, post-op urological surgery and elective total joint replacement surgery

  • Fast paced, short length of stay unit

  • Joint Commission Total Knee Certification

  • Joint Commission Total Hip Certification

  • Multicultural staff with diverse patient population
  • Flexible scheduling with unlimited learning opportunities
  • Invested management team supportive of individual career development

    The RN will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, in support of HCA ethical principles and values.

  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care.

  • Delegate appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision.

  • Work closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare.

  • Communicate effectively and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff.

  • Evaluate patient’s signs and symptoms; and record and report results.

  • Set priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment.

  • Collaborate with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment and assist physician during treatment/examination of patient and process orders.

  • Makes appropriate and timely notification to physicians on patient condition changes.

  • It is expected that the RN will attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.

Benefits we offer:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    EDUCATION:

  • Diploma or Associates Degree from an accredited nursing program (required)

  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a Registered Nurse (required)

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

    EXPERIENCE:

  • New Graduate Nurses Welcome; Experienced Nurses a plus!

    HOURS:

  • Full Time

  • Day Shift (7a-7p)

  • 72 hours every pay period (every two weeks)

  • Weekend & Holiday Rotations / We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. /

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Post-Op Surgical Unit- Nights

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-43846