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VCU Health System Registered Nurse - Same Day Surgery in Richmond, Virginia


  • The chief objective of this position:

  • Demonstrates a mastery of clinical skills and begins to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population.

  • Assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.

  • Recognizes changes in patient situations and intervenes appropriately.

  • Mobilizes resources to meet the individualized needs of patient/families.

  • Provides direction, education, and assumes leadership responsibilities at the unit level.

  • Delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

  • Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state.

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

  • Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent.

  • Experience REQUIRED:

  • = 12 to 24 months RN experience.

  • Education/training REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program.

  • Experience PREFERRED:

  • Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice.

Education/training PREFERRED:

  • Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program.