Nurse Resident

Company Name: Carilion Clinic

Location: Christiansburg, VA, US - 24073

Job Duration: 2024-05-14 to 2024-06-13

Overview

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

As a team member, you are expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service and demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, their families, visitors, and with each other.  As part of the health care team, assumes primary accountability for nursing coordination and provision of individualized care for patients of all ages. Utilizes delegation and critical thinking skills to provide quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach to patient care. Actively participate in the Nurse Residency Program (NRP) experience to facilitate in the development of critical thinking and leadership skills, consistent use of evidence-based practice, increased decision making skills and confidence, and increased satisfaction and professional commitment.
 

  • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient care in order to achieve optimum patient outcomes for patients of all ages as appropriate to service area.
  • Collaborates with members of the health care team/patient/family to develop, implement, and evaluate an age-specific interdisciplinary plan of care.  
  • Treatments and medications for patients of all ages are accurately administered and documented utilizing automated computer systems, including electronic medical records.
  • Patient/family (caregiver) educational needs are identified in a timely manner, incorporated into the plan of care, implemented and documented appropriately.
  • Consistently demonstrates the role of patient advocate, protector of patient’s rights, and provider of psychological/social/cultural support.
  • Determines and performs within clinical, leadership, and/or education pathways to support (direct/indirect) evidenced based, quality patient care service and performance improvement.
  • Exhibits clinical expertise in rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Plans strategies to reduce length of stay, turnaround time, resource consumption and improve patient outcomes. 
  • Functions as role model for clinical practice to coworker, students, and physicians. 
  • Manages resources, establishes priorities, and modifies environment to meet patient care needs.
  • Completes manager/director predetermined projects within specified time frame and according to pre-established guidelines.
  • Uses problem-solving methods to facilitate resolution to patient and personnel situations that present in the work area.
  • Takes an active role in the orientation of new employees.
  • Provides feedback to staff using appropriate communication and documentation.
  • Provides input into practice, environment, and work issues by participating on unit, hospital, and/or system activities which facilitates staff participation/input in decision making.

What We Require:

Education: Graduate of school of professional nursing. 

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: Has been licensed as Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia for less than one year. AHA BLS-HCP required. May be required to obtain/maintain BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP based on specific work unit. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health de-escalation training must be successfully completed within one year of hire and then maintained going forward.
 
Other Minimum Qualifications: Must successfully complete orientation and competency requirements. Must attend the monthly 4 hour Nurse Resident cohort sessions. Keyboarding skills and computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records. Must be able to meet essential job functions. In Psychiatry and Behavioral Health must possess ability to appropriately handle/restrain patients who may be disruptive and/or physically violent. 

Career Advancement Program: RNs are eligible to participate in the Career Advancement Program (CAP) to attain various levels of advancement. Levels are determined by achievements as outlined in the CAP Scoring Sheet, which is part of the RN performance appraisal.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic …

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

 

Requisition Number: 146360 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CNRVMC – Carilion New River Valley Medical Center 
Shift: Day/Evening 
Shift Details: Full Time, Day shift 7am-7pm with EOW and rotating holidays
Recruiter: DEIDRE A WILKES 
Recruiter Phone: 540-266-2115 
Recruiter Email: dawilkes@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.