HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN PRN Ortho/Trauma/Surgery Unit 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.

Highlights of the Ortho/Trauma/Surgery Unit * 30 Private Rooms * 12 rooms dedicated to Elective Total Joint Replacement * Newly Renovated * Joint Commission Total Knee Certification * Joint Commission Total Hip Certification * Fast Paced * Cohesive Team * Stable Leadership

The Registered Nurse (RN) will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: * 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 an accredited professional nursing program (required) * BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a registered nurse. * 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 PRN Ortho/Trauma/Surgery Unit

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-34191