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(Archived) Registered Nurse - Full-time

Last Updated: 3/13/20

Job Description

Birthing Center / Full-Time / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM / (Posted 02/10/2020)

Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/ departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act and abiding by the CVMC Nursing Bylaws.

Education and Credentials Required:
•Graduate of accredited nursing program.
•Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State.
•BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements:
•Effective May 4, 2015 newly employed Registered Nurses and current employees promoted to Registered Nurse positions are required to obtain a BSN or higher nursing degree. Exception: RNs employed in positions at Catawba Valley Medical Group (CVMG), Fairgrove Primary Health (FPH) and Catawba Valley Infectious Disease (CVID) are exempt from this requirement.
•The BSN or higher nursing degree must be completed within five years from the date of employment or placement into the RN position.
•Incumbents in CVMC RN positions on the effective date will not be required to satisfy the BSN degree requirement to maintain their current position, be promoted to a charge nurse or Operating Room specialty RN position, or apply for lateral RN positions in another CVMC department. Exceptions:
oRNs transferring to the IRT department are subject to the BSN requirement.
oEffective 03/28/2019: RNs transferring from CVMG, FPH or CVID into RN positions at CVMC are subject to the BSN requirement.

Additional Requirements by Practice Area:
ACLS within one year of employment date. NRP within one year of employment date.

BSN (BSN enrollment and completion requirements may apply), specialty course work and certification in area of practice.

Work Experience:
No previous experience required, except as listed below. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date.
Specific Work Experience Requirements/Preferences:

Preferred Qualification:
All other units: Prior work experience in requested practice area.

Company Details

Catawba Valley Health Systems

Hickory, North Carolina, United States