It's a great time to be part of the Riverside Family!! We are seeking a talented Registered Nurse who is committed to nursing practice that aligns with our mission- to care for others as we care for those we love.
This opportunity is for a Registered Nurse for our Labor & Delivery team. This Department of Shore Memorial Hospital provides outstanding care to patients with excellent patient quality of care outcomes. The selected Registered Nurse will be part of a team that works in a supportive and collaborative culture that with others, provides competent and compassionate care to all patients and their families.
There are many opportunities for growth for a Riverside Nurse with a Clinical Ladder that was developed collaboratively with both staff and leadership, Shared Governance, membership on facility as well as system wide committees where your voice can make a difference.
Across our Health System, the Riverside Nurse provides competent clinical practice and care coordination through her/his understanding of patient, family and the healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. She/he will integrate knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
Shore Memorial Hospital is located in Onancock, Virginia on the beautiful Eastern Shore! Onancock is a rural area with beaches and wildlife to include the 9,000 acre Chincoteague wildlife refuge. This brand new, state of the art facility is a 52-bed hospital with private rooms, a Surgical Suite with three operating rooms, a ten bed Intensive Care Unit, and an advanced Emergency Department with all private treatment rooms. The hospital has expanded the outpatient services to include a diagnostic center with advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scanner, on-campus Cancer Care Center and a freestanding medical office building housing our specialty physician offices. The Virginia Delmarva Peninsula is nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean and offers that rare treasure - peace. Northampton County has the distinction of being one of the earliest settlements in our nation's history and this rural County retains its pastoral beauty and leisurely pace to this day. With its numerous saltwater bays, marshes and creeks, the county is one of the few unspoiled coastal areas on the Eastern Seaboard.
Education: MSN, BSN, ADN, or nursing diploma required. Specialty certification in field highly encouraged.
Experience: Experience preferred in an acute care setting but not required. Some specialty areas may require previous nursing experience.
Licensure / Certification: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state. CPR required for all Women and Infant units. ACLS preferred within six months for L&D. NRP preferred within first six months for L&D and NICU.