Registered Nurse (RN) Admit/Discharge

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 30, 2018
Closes
Feb 25, 2019
Ref
118492BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking Registered Nurse for Admit/Discharge Unit
Full Time Day Shift - No Week-ends or Holidays

The Admission and Discharge Nurse is responsible for:

• The completion of the admission database questions.
• Caring for admitted Med/Surg and IMCU patients waiting for an inpatient bed which entails bedside patient care.
• Receiving discharge patients from nursing units waiting for medications, transportation, and/ medical equipment delivery before discharge.
• Discharge teaching such as wound care and medicine.

The purpose of the Admission and Discharge Unit is to meet treat and admit time by increasing patient flow.



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Other
Minimum of two years of Medical-Surgical Experience

New Hire Education Requirement: All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

Responsibilities:

The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Qualifications:

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

Experience
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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