HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Medical Step Down Unit (Days) in Richmond, Virginia
Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.
Medical Step Down Unit -Renal Care Unit- RN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:* • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. • Carries out physician orders. • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs. • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients. • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. • Instructs and educates patients and families.
More about the Renal Care Unit: • The Renal Care unit is a twelve bed critical care step-down unit. • Primary patient population consists of acute and chronic renal failure patients, new dialysis patients, and kidney transplant patients experiencing illness. • We also care for medical patients with illnesses such as CHF and Pneumonia. All patients are on telemetry and monitored by the RN. • Team-work and a positive attitude are attributes you will need to be successful on the Renal Care Unit. • Family environment • We welcome new RN graduates with strong critical thinking skills and an aptitude for learning. • Day and Night Shifts available.
EXPERIENCE: Required - Current Virginia license or license pending results of State Board. Preferred - One year experience in area of clinical expertise of which applying.
EDUCATION: Required - Graduate of accredited School of Nursing with current license as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Virginia. Preferred - BSN degree or currently enrolled in BSN Program.
Title: RN Medical Step Down Unit (Days)
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-34838