VCU Health's ICU - Medical Respiratory is seeking a Nurse Clinician. The Nurse Clinician demonstrates a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the complex patients and their responses to actual or potential health problems. Assist the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. To provide direction, education, leadership and accountability for program development, implementation and evaluation in area of responsibility. Includes professional development and empowerment of staff as well as management of resources to promote desired outcomes with attention to quality, efficiency and cost.
The Medicial Respiratory ICU (MRICU) is an adult ICU, caring for complex medical and pulmonary patients and their families. This AACN Beacon Award recipient unit's nursing staff is comprised of Registered Nurses, Care Partners and Unit Secretaries who collaborate with numerous interprofessional disciplines to promote optimal outcomes for our patients. Through Shared Leadership, the MRICU Team promotes autonomy and effective decision-making practices to foster our healthy work environment.
The Nurse Clinician has full authority and accountability for direction and leadership of program planning guideline development, setting of practice standards within the confines of organizations/divisions/units mission, goals and objectives.
Manages human, fiscal and other resources to ensure quality programs/processes/services with measurable positive outcomes.
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience.
Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health or closely related field from an accredited program or within one semester of completion. If the Master's Degree is not in Nursing, then it is required to have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) form an accredited program.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in the position's specialty patient population or practice setting
Advance Practice Nursing Role or Clinical Leadership Role experience
Experience in staff education and professional development (orientation, preceptorship, in-services education, etc.)
Academic health care experience
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.