Valley View Medical Center
This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with a smooth transition from academic nurse to professional Registered Nurse (RN). Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN on the Unit to which assigned.
Must be able to coordinate the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates inpatient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process.
Residency program duration is 12 months, first 90 days are education and then transfer to the unitWill adhere to the standards of behavior, and confidentiality-HIPAA guidelines at all times. Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN. Appropriately documents all patient care given. Documentation must always be verified by the RN upon completion. Will develop nursing knowledge, the ability to follow guidelines, communication and interpersonal skills, time management and bedside manner. Monitors, records and communicate patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient and family.
Associates Degree from an accredited nursing program and waiting to take and pass the AZ State Board of Nursing exam □ Preferred X Required X Must have completed nursing clinicals and was in good standing in their Nursing Program. X Able to obtain AZ Nursing License within 90 days from graduation.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and function as a member of the multidisciplinary team.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions. Adheres to the standards of nursing care, patient safety guidelines and policies of the hospital.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association X Required at time of hire (With the ACLS certification, Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association is not required)X APEX Innovations EKG course within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter X RequiredX NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Healthstream Module within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter X Required
Competencies: as validated by nurse preceptorX Must possess basic computer skillsX Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff LifePoint 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.
Basic Life Support
Registered Nurse Certified
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)