Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Minimum Education: Graduate of a Program in Professional Nursing required. Bachelor’s degree preferred
Required Skills: 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.Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association required or within three (3) months of hirePediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association OR Emergency Nurse Pediatric Certification (ENPC) Emergency Nurse Association required or within six (6) months of hire.
Licenses: Registered Nurse from the Virginia Board of Nursing or compact State required
Minimum Work: ExperienceMust have five (5) years hospital nursing experience. One (1) of those must be in med surg and one (1) of those preferable in either ICU or Emergency Room requiredLifePoint Health 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.