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RN - Float Pool

at WILLAMETTE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

Posted: 7/21/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: *8F533439255B1DF8
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Requisition Number
17-2189

Post Date
10/17/2017

Job Type
Full-time

Title
RN - Float Pool

City
McMinnville

State
OR

Description
WVMC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special need or seek accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact us at (503) 472-6131.

Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse serving as the Float Nurse, provides assistance with nursing as needed in the following areas: Post Partum & Nursery, Intensive Care, Med/Surg/IMC, Short Stay, and Emergency Department. The RN is able to take a patient care assignment, if needed, working with another nurse who is primary to that department. The RN is able to accompany patients needing ambulance transport to another facility. The RN utilizes the knowledge bases of nursing education and experience in order to deliver nursing care using the nursing process according to the hospital’s policies, procedures and protocols. The RN must respond to life threatening situations with appropriate nursing interventions. The RN organizes patient care delivery by prioritizing, delegating, delivering and evaluating on an ongoing basis.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Current RN licensure in the state of Oregon.
• Obtain ACLS within 6 months of hire and maintain as current.
• Obtain BLS within 3 months of hire and maintain as current.
• Minimum of three years acute care experience.
• Successful completion of an approved course in cardiac dysrhythmia recognition or satisfactory performance on a written dysrhythmia identification examination


Requirements
Essential Job Functions:
• Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of the nursing process for patients in the following age groups: Newborns, Infants, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults and Geriatrics.
• Documents accurately and appropriately, following regulatory and hospital requirements.
• Participates in the responsible management of health care resources.
• Assumes responsibility for clinical competency and professional development.
• Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac rhythms.
• Practices in a critical care environment through application of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, including but not limited to mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring, cardiac pacing.