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PRN-RN Tier 2 - Cardiovascular Recovery Unit CVRU

Company: Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary # Under general supervision, the RN demonstrates and utilizes knowledge and skills to provide direct age-specific and culturally appropriate patient care through the use of the nursing process based on knowledge of principles of growth and development, serves as a clinical resource, participates in patient and staff education, demonstrates leadership, and serves as a preceptor. Employees are encouraged to support Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System#s involvement in the community we serve. # Schedule # A PRN Tier 2 Nurse will work on an as-needed basis. # Unit Description # This 10-bed Cardiovascular Recovery Unit (CVRU or CVICU) is for patients recovering immediately after heart, lung and vascular surgery. This unit functions mainly as an open-heart surgery recovery unit, but there are occasional thoracic surgery patients. Average daily census is 10 patients, and typical nurse to patient ratio is 1:2, and 1:1 for open heart patients. This unit#s focus is enhanced recovery after surgery, and it strives to get patients off ventilators and walking 2-4 hours after surgery. This dynamic team is centered around following protocol and excellent teamwork.# # Minimum Requirements # Education######### Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Baccalaureate Degree preferred Experience######## Minimum of 1 year of experience required to work PRN # License/Registration/Certifications######## Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina or Compact State #BLS Required ACLS and PALS/NRP as determined by Unit patient demographics # Preferred Requirements # Preferred Education##### BSN # Core Job Responsibilities # Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome #Seeks necessary assistance in completing nursing interventions to assure positive patient outcomes Responsible for demonstrating competency for all new equipment and procedures. Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff Successfully completes hospital and unit-based orientation programs Formulates a plan for professional growth Ensures compliance with all clinical expectations regarding regulatory requirements Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care Complies with established policies and procedures Identifies the need to develop or revise policies and procedures pertaining to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital-based practices Serves on unit-based committees Educates peers with a minimum of one in-service per year Demonstrates knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory. Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient#s progress or any change in the patient#s condition Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to determine patient priorities and treatments #

Position Summary

Under general supervision, the RN demonstrates and utilizes knowledge and skills to provide direct age-specific and culturally appropriate patient care through the use of the nursing process based on knowledge of principles of growth and development, serves as a clinical resource, participates in patient and staff education, demonstrates leadership, and serves as a preceptor. Employees are encouraged to support Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System's involvement in the community we serve.

Schedule

A PRN Tier 2 Nurse will work on an as-needed basis.

Unit Description

This 10-bed Cardiovascular Recovery Unit (CVRU or CVICU) is for patients recovering immediately after heart, lung and vascular surgery. This unit functions mainly as an open-heart surgery recovery unit, but there are occasional thoracic surgery patients. Average daily census is 10 patients, and typical nurse to patient ratio is 1:2, and 1:1 for open heart patients. This unit's focus is enhanced recovery after surgery, and it strives to get patients off ventilators and walking 2-4 hours after surgery. This dynamic team is centered around following protocol and excellent teamwork.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Baccalaureate Degree preferred

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience required to work PRN

License/Registration/Certifications

  • Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina or Compact State
  • BLS Required
  • ACLS and PALS/NRP as determined by Unit patient demographics

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • BSN

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome
  • Seeks necessary assistance in completing nursing interventions to assure positive patient outcomes
  • Responsible for demonstrating competency for all new equipment and procedures.
  • Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff
  • Successfully completes hospital and unit-based orientation programs
  • Formulates a plan for professional growth
  • Ensures compliance with all clinical expectations regarding regulatory requirements
  • Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care
  • Complies with established policies and procedures
  • Identifies the need to develop or revise policies and procedures pertaining to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital-based practices
  • Serves on unit-based committees
  • Educates peers with a minimum of one in-service per year
  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory.
  • Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care
  • Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient's progress or any change in the patient's condition
  • Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to determine patient priorities and treatments

Keywords: Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg , PRN-RN Tier 2 - Cardiovascular Recovery Unit CVRU, Other , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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