HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Psych Charge Nurse RN (Acute) in Richmond, Virginia

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.

Tucker Pavilion, at HCA Virginia’s Chippenham Hospital, has been committed to the Behavioral Health needs of our community for over 100 years. We offer a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients in our newly renovated units.

Tucker Pavilion, A Leader in Behavioral Health: * Offering of care continuum – crisis team on site, inpatient/acute care for all ages, partial hospitalization for adolescents/adults * Use of audiovisual technology to offer Behavioral Health Needs assessments to HCA Virginia’s Emergency Departments * Partnership with the community in offering a Crisis Triage Center * Injection of clinical pathways in programming * Diverse array of therapeutic offerings – yoga, 12 step support, NAMI peer support, spiritual, pet therapy, gym on site, and more * Quality focus with outcome measurements injected into clinical programming * Four Child Psychiatrists * Host site for Behavioral Health clinical nursing rotations

* Accurately performs and documents initial and shift nursing assessments.* * Plans treatment in conjunction with other treatment team members. Initiates treatment plans at admission and assures timely review and revision.* * Provides direct physical patient care. Assumes responsibility for obtaining necessary staff education and demonstration of competency prior to performing tasks not routinely done.* * Provides behavioral health care interventions utilizing the least restrictive interventions.* * Administers medications using the 5 rights of medication administration and according to hospital policy. Uses the Pyxis and e-Mar systems according to policy..* * Provides and documents patient/family education and serves as facilitator for community meetings and educational/focus groups. * Provides supervision and leadership. Identifies staff performance issues and discusses same with involved staff. Works with Clinical Coordinator to resolve on-going staff performance issues. Assists Clinical Coordinator in supporting unit, facility, and regulatory requirements. * Provides for the safety of patients, visitors and staff . Assures all routine and special safety checks are completed accurately.* * Actively participates in quality management activities including facilitating corrective action for operational, staff or quality concern situations requiring immediate attention and/or timely reporting of same.* * Assumes responsibility for completing all mandatory educational, PPD, CPR, CPI and RN licensure requirements within designated time frame and for providing written verification of same for filing.* * Uses the meditech order entry system for all functions utilized in Tucker Pavilion including, but not limited to, entering admission data, transfers, discharges, orders for diagnostic testing, accessing results of diagnostic testing and sending messages to other departments. Routinely accesses e-mail to read messages.* * Supports Magnet by participating in process improvement initiatives. * Demonstrates knowledge of, and follows policy/procedure, for all hospital patient safety initiatives.

EXPERIENCE * Required: Successful completion of acute care nursing clinical experience and/or actual RN work experience. Successful completion of hospital administered pharmacology test prior to hire. * Preferred: Prior successful RN work experience in an acute care behavioral health facility.

EDUCATION * Required: Graduate from an accredited, professional, School of Nursing

LICENSURE * Required: Licensed, or eligible for licensure, in the state of Virginia, as a Registered Nurse (RN). AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certified.

Title: Psych Charge Nurse RN (Acute)

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-35073