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Requisition Number 21-9791
Post Date 9/17/2022
Department Nursing Services - Neurology/Neursurgery
Cost Center WVU-Neuro Stepdown/EMU - 10 East (26)
Title Registered Nurse (RN)-Weekend -23064
BiWeekly Work Hours 72
Shift Start and End Time 7PM - 7:30AM
Employment Status Full-Time
Shift Weekend/Night
City Morgantown
State wv

Minimum Qualifications:

- Current unencumbered licensure with the WV Board of Registered Professional Nurses, or appropriate state board where services will be provided, as a registered professional nurse OR current multi-state licensure through the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

- The Graduate nurse must obtain licensure within 60 days of hire (may not be waived).

- Obtain certification in Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire date.

Position Summary: The professional registered nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. The Registered Nurse accepts accountability, applies competent clinical knowledge skills, and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by health care providers to who care is delegated to achieve quality patient care outcomes.

The Registered Nurse must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care that is relevant to the patient(s) under their care, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span. The Registered Nurse also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs.

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Registered Nurse

Notes to Applicant 10 East Neuro Step Down Unit is a fast-paced unit with an exciting, unique, and intellectually challenging work environment, specializing in the care of neurosciences patients. The bed capacity is 31, with 25 Step Down beds and 6 Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) diagnostic study beds. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:3 in Step Down; 1:5-6 in the EMU, with flexible staffing to 1:2 for post tPA patients. Types of patients include those with stroke, epilepsy, brain tumor, neuromuscular disease, craniotomy, traumatic brain injury, and spine surgery. Neuro Step Down patients require specialized care and monitoring of external ventricular drains, lumbar drains, and IV drips to manage blood pressure and cerebral pressure. We are participating in ground-breaking research trials to improve the well-being and quality of life for patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The EMU is a central component of the only NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center in the state, providing 24-hour video EEG surveillance to both adult and pediatric patients. The 10 East nursing staff is part of the interdisciplinary Stroke Team, and plays a key role in the WVUM Comprehensive Stroke Center program. 10 East provides exceptional learning opportunities with a wide variety of acutely ill patients; a comprehensive orientation program and a supportive work environment for newly-hired nurses. The physicians and nurses work collaboratively along with other disciplines and mid-level providers to meet the complex needs of our patient population and ensure quality outcomes. Our weekend nurses are a high-performing group with exceptional teamwork and comradery.
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