As one of the largest facilities in the nation's largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginia's only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric trained ER nurse and physician specialists.
Arrhythmia Care Unit
10 bed stepdown unit that opened in April, 2014
Patient population includes
New onset Atrial Fibrillation
Antiarrhythmic drug loading and dosing
Post electrophysiology catheterization lab procedures
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide care to the cardiac/medicine patient under the direction of the professional nurse.
Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient and departmental safety.
Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.
Functions in an organized and time conscious manner.
Presents self in a professional manner.
Uses computer proficiently.
Demonstrates proficiency in using the cardiac monitoring system.
Current enrollment in accredited RN nursing program with successful completion of at least one clinical rotation. Theoretical instruction combined with clinical experience (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Successful completion of a Nursing Fundamentals Course (for RN student nurses). Recent computer experience data entry and retrieval. Experience with medical terminology. Satisfactory reference from last employer or vocational school (required)
Weekend & Holiday Requirements
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