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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic Surgery - $36-54 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionInova Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Orthopedic Surgery for a nursing job in Alexandria, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: nights
  • Employment Type: StaffThe Registered Nurse provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patients, families, nurses and healthcare delivery teams. Consistently provides safe and therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way while incorporating differences into the provision of care and conducting all patient care in a patient/family centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others while having respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines. Determines processes for delivery of care from direct patient/family communication, technology and other healthcare team member collaboration.

    Job Responsibilities

    - Performs comprehensive patient health assessments by interpreting multiple data sets and synthesizing their interrelationships- Formulates individualized plans of care based on assessment findings and interpreting trends in patient populations to achieve best practice- Conducts all patient care in a patient and family centered manner, integrating knowledge, skills and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum of care- Advocates for patients' rights from the patient and family perspective and provides counsel while acting as a resource to resolve issues- Accesses resources from all disciplines to achieve desired patient outcomes and coordinates healthcare and alternate services for patient/family transition planning- Documents all patient care activities, as per documentation standards, and assists healthcare team members with documentation- Evaluates the process to achieve outcomes, anticipates patient variances and makes revisions to plans of care- Makes clinical decisions based on experience, patient population data and intuition while promoting the development of clinical decision making of all team members- Communicates effectively, works cooperatively with others, and has respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines- Assists staff to assess patients' learning needs and outcomes measurement of patient education- Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice while serving as a clinical resource, preceptor, and mentor and delegates patient care activities and coordinates unit activities as needed- Utilizes standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery and ensures that the process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology and other healthcare team member collaboration- Demonstrates evidence of self-development by obtaining a minimum of six formal contact hours and maintains own Team Member Continuing Education Record- Evaluates clinical and quality outcomes and contributes to performance improvement initiatives- May perform additional duties as assigned

    Requirements:- Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN). ADN candidates must obtain BSN within two years of start date.- Licensed to practice as an RN in the Commonwealth of Virginia.- One year of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN).- Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association.

    Additional RequirementsInova Job ID #657626. Posted job title: registered nurse (rn) - ortho surgery unit

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic Surgery - $36-54 per hour, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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