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VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) Clinical Nurse II in Richmond, Virginia

JOB SUMMARY

  • The chief objective of this position:

  • Clinical Nurse I

  • Integrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the needs of the patient and family.

  • Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

  • Provides direction, education, and begins to acquire leadership skills at the unit level.

  • Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

  • Clinical Nurse II

  • Demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population.

  • Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

  • Recognizes changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately.

  • Mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patient/families.

  • Provides direction, education, and assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level.

  • Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

  • Clinical Nurse III

  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge at the unit level and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population.

  • Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

  • Anticipates changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately.

  • Provides direction, education, and serves as a role model in a clinical setting.

  • Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

  • Clinical Nurse IV

  • Demonstrates a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex patients and their responses to actual or potential health problems.

  • Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

  • Provides direction, education, and leadership.

  • Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

  • Clinical Nurse V

  • Demonstrates mastery and high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex patients and their responses to actual or potential health problems.

  • Mentors other members of the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

  • Provides direction, education, and leadership.

  • Mentors and directs others to deliver and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

  • Clin I, Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

  • Clin I, Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

  • Experience REQUIRED:

  • Clin I: N/A

  • Clin II: >= 12 to 24 months RN experience

  • Clin III: >= 3 years of clinical experience

  • Clin IV: >= 5 years of clinical experience

  • Clin V: > 5 years of clinical experience

  • Experience PREFERRED

  • Clin I: Experience as a LPN, nursing assistant or care partner in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice

  • Clin II, Clin III, Clin IV, Clin V: Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice

  • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

  • Clin I, Clin II: Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program

  • Clin III: Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program

  • Clin IV: Minimum of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program (unless grandfathered under previous requirements); Certification in specialty area

  • Clin V: Completion of MSN, MN, MS (Nursing) Degree from an accredited program; Certification in specialty area

  • Education/training PREFERRED:

  • Clin I, Clin II: Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

  • Clin III: Certification in specialty area; completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

  • Clin IV: Completion of a Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

  • Clin V: Completion of a Doctoral Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

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