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RN - Medical / Surgical / Telemetry

Martinsville, Virginia

Req ID 7455-12240 Post Date Apr. 22, 2024 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilitySovah Health - Martinsville
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical / Surgical / Telemetry - Days (7a-7p)

$30,000 Sign-on Bonus Eligible

Position Summary:  

  • Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. 

  • Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment. 

  • Documents patient care given. 

  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family. 

  • Detects change in patient status, reports to appropriate health care team member and utilizes resources as dictated by the acuity.  

  • Assigns priorities to the patient’s problems with highest priority given to problems that are most urgent and critical. 

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. 

  • Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. 

  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. 

  • Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. 

Who We Are: 

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville, is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services. 

Where We Are: 

In Martinsville, you can explore culture and arts, enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun filled and safe place to live! 

Why Choose Us: 

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees 

  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance 

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants 

  • Professional development and Growth opportunities 

  • And much more… 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing or a Compact State. 
  • AHA BLS certification required.  
  • Previous experience in acute care hospital setting preferred. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation checklist, pharmacology exam, and skills/credentials/competency requirements of specific unit. 
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. 

Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned units as required with leadership qualities.  

Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursing care appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering patient age, growth and development, and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. 

 

EEOC Statement: 

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. 


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