CLINICAL NURSE POSITION- PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
January 3, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
VCU Health System's Pediatric ICU is seeking a FT Clinical Nurse. This multi-specialty Pediatric ICU is a state-of-the-art facility that accommodates the unique needs of seriously or critically ill infants, children and adolescents. A physician is in the unit 24 hours a day, making it the only Level 1 PICU in Central Virginia. The unit is equipped with advanced technology and with our interdisciplinary team, your child can achieve the best outcomes possible from critical illness or injury in a caring and respectful manner.
Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family.
Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.
Provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level.
Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.
*Completion of a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited program within 5 years of hire, if not currently BSN-prepared or higher, will be a requirement for continued employment.
*Completion of our accredited Nurse Residency Program will be a requirement for all new graduate nurse hires. This program provides transitional support during the first year of practice by fostering comprehensive, individualized preceptorships and guiding all new graduates along the journey towards successful promotion to Clinical Nurse II within the Professional Advancement Program (PAP) at VCU Health.
Graduate of, or within 90 days of graduation from, an accredited RN nursing program.
Current RN licensure in Virginia or compact state, or eligible for licensure. All selected new graduate applicants must take and pass NCLEX within 90 days of graduation date.
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited RN nursing program.
Academic Medical Center experience as a registered nurse.
Registered nurse experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of desired practice.
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent.
Selected applicants will be slotted into appropriate levels for this position based on their experience and qualifications.
At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 12,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.
If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.
Every day, there’s a new discovery at VCU Medical Center.
Whether it’s a patient who undergoes a new, life-saving procedure or a clinical researcher who finds promise in a new cancer treatment, exciting medical advances are taking place.
As the only academic medical center in central Virginia, VCU Medical Center is on the forefront of health care, providing patients with the most progressive treatments and medical technology available.