HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse -Ambulatory Procedure Department, Electroconvulsive Therapy in Falls Church, Virginia
Dominion offers a full range of treatment programs with a special focus on crisis intervention and stabilization through our inpatient and partial hospitalization programs. Dominion is the only hospital in the region to offer unique children’s psychiatric programs. Our inpatient programs provide 24-hour nursing care along with the full spectrum of psychiatric services, while our partial hospitalization program provides a highly structured environment during the day that allows patients to return home at night.
Job Summary: Provide both direct and indirect nursing care to patients in the Medical Services department. Specific Job Functions : • Assist with ECT care of patient according to established policies and procedures. • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively work with all patient populations served in ECT. • Maintain ECT equipment and treatment areas in safe and hygienic order. • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. Charts patient information according to hospital standard. • Takes vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient. • Administers I.V. therapy safely and accurately as appropriate. • Intervenes to restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as trained in a therapeutic manner. Calls codes as necessary. • Consistently maintains the proper milieu of the ECT department through interventions, as appropriate. • Complies with and is knowledgeable of hospital and department safety procedures. • Demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively work with all patient populations served-child, adolescent, adult, geriatric. • Demonstrates, on a consistent basis, compliance with all legal, professional, ethical and safety requirements.
Qualification Requirements: Education: Associate’s degree (ADN) from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
Licensure: Licensed as an Registered in Virginia or compact state.
Certifications: BLS, ACLS required. CPI completed as a part of orientation.
Experience: 1-3 years nursing experience in Med/Surg, PACU and/or other related areas.
Title: Registered Nurse -Ambulatory Procedure Department, Electroconvulsive Therapy
Location: Virginia-Falls Church-Dominion Hospital - Falls Church
Requisition ID: 08409-12197