Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System PRN-RN Tier 2 - Rapid Treatment Unit in Spartanburg, South Carolina
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.
A PRN Tier 2 Nurse will work on an as-needed basis.
Rapid Treatment Unit is a 22-bed cardiac unit for cardiac medical patients. Cases include Chest Pain, CVA/TIA, Syncope, COPD, HF, A Fib, along with various other cardiac diagnoses.
This unit provides a supportive learning environment with experienced preceptors and team longevity. Teamwork, Patient Advocacy, Adaptability, and Integrity are the core values of this excellent team of healthcare professionals. Ratios are 1:4, average patient age is 65, and average length of stay is 1.06 days.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Baccalaureate Degree preferred
Minimum of 1 year of experience required to work PRN
Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina or Compact State
ACLS and PALS/NRP as determined by Unit patient demographics
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