Company: Clinch Valley Health
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Clinch Valley HealthWho We Are:People are our passion and
purpose. -Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not
just what you can do. Clinch Valley Medical Center is a 175-bed
acute care hospital with a growing integrated network of care that
offers many services for our community. Today, our unwavering
commitment to our patients ranks us as one of the top hospitals in
Virginia and the nation for quality of care - including patient
safety and health outcomes.Where We Are:As one of the most peaceful
towns in the State of Virginia, Richlands is comfortably located
within the mountains of Southwest Virginia. Nestled in the
Appalachian Mountains and along the banks of the Clinch River, the
Town of Richlands is privileged by the exposure of a diverse and
unique culture. Many of the local attractions reflect the unique
culture of Appalachian Mountains.Why Choose Us:
- Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for
- Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for
- Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial
- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
- Employee discount program
- And much more---Position SummaryAssesses, plans, delegates and
coordinates the nursing care for assigned patients throughout the
scheduled shift according to the plan of care and in collaboration
with other members of the health care team (physicians,
pharmacists, dietitians, physical therapists, respiratory
therapists, social workers, etc.).
- Identifies both actual and potential needs/problems through
nursing assessment to facilitate an organized and prioritized plan
- Supervises LPN, Nursing Assistants, and UC.
- Recognizes and responds to emergency situations and life
threatening situations appropriately.
- Documents assessment, plan of care, interventions and
educational needs of each patient, as well as, documenting the
patient/family response to interventions.
- Delivers patient care activities according to Standards of Care
and Practice:A. Administration of medications and treatment, i.e.,
initiation and maintenance of IV meds, blood and blood products,
hyperalimentation, epidural analgesia, patient controlled analgesia
and chemotherapy.B. Utilization, maintenance and charging of
equipment and supplies. Checks emergency equipment/drugs for proper
operation and availability every shift.C. Maintains a safe patient
and working environment by adhering to infection control and safety
policies and procedures.D. Receives physician orders, documents,
follows up and evaluates patients outcomes. Assures that orders are
carried out properly per policy. All orders are to be noted, signed
and dated appropriately by the RN or LPN.E. Use of fetal monitoring
with interpretation and appropriate interventions.
Position Requirements: -Current Virginia License at time of hire
date.Education/Experience: -Must be currently registered in the
State of Virginia. Job requires no previous clinically related
nursing experience but six months Labor/Delivery -desired. The
employee will complete an orientation program of sufficient
duration and content to prepare them for specific duties in the
hospital before they administer direct patient care but at least
within thirty (30) days of hire date.Special Qualifications: -CPR
and NRP certification is required within 30 days of hire.
Successful completion of unit specific competencies annually. ACLS
preferred. AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring is required every
two years and within one year of hire.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking
for diversity in candidates for employment:
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