HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Neuroscience (Johnston-Willis Hospital) in Richmond, Virginia

Neuroscience At Johnston-Willis: * First non-academic Comprehensive Stroke Center in the state of Virginia * Offers cutting edge neurologic services of all types including care of Intracranial Hemorrhage, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Arterial Venous Malformation, and Endovascular Stroke Rescue * Strong multidisciplinary group of highly trained and specialized staff where certification is encouraged and supported * Over 800 stroke volume per year * Tele neurology services to expedite stroke care in the fastest manner possible as well as offer resources to underserved areas in rural Virginia * Active research at the bedside where the clinical nurse can impact patient care * Specialized and ongoing education to ensure the highest level competency of the nurses and instill confidence in patients and their families * 1st brain tumor joint commission certified site in the nation

Join the Neuroscience Nursing Team that is leading the nation in Comprehensive Stroke Care and Initiatives: * State of the Art: 12 Bed Comprehensive Neuro-Critical Care Unit * Epilepsy Monitoring Unit * 23 Bed Comprehensive Neuro Step Down Unit

The RN Neuroscience will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director.
* Provide therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the patient, in support of HCA ethical principles and values. * Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care. * Delegate appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision. * Work closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare. * Communicate effectively and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff. * Evaluate patient’s signs and symptoms; and record and report results. * Set priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment. * Collaborate with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment and assist physician during treatment/examination of patient and process orders. * Makes appropriate and timely notification to physicians on patient condition changes. * It is expected that the RN will attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.

Patient Rights - The Registered Nurse will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.

Patient Safety – The Registered Nurse demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required) * BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Current Registered Nurse License in this state * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

EXPERIENCE: * 1 year of experience in area of clinical expertise to which applying (preferred)

Title: RN Neuroscience (Johnston-Willis Hospital)

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Johnston-Willis Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-35331