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Graduate Nurse

Company: CharterCARE Health Partners
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Summary: The Graduate Nurse is responsible for providing professional nursing care for a defined group of patients according to the hospital's philosophy of patient care and standards of professional nursing practice. The Graduate Nurse demonstrates responsibility and accountability for judgment and actions, maintains clinical competency and exercises informed judgment in delegating nursing care to others. The Graduate Nurse promotes patient, family and staff learning. The Graduate Nurse will work under the supervision of an RN. Education: Graduate of an accredited R.N. school of nursing. Experience: New graduate nurse. Relevant Information: · Applications will be accepted twice per year for a Spring and Summer Cohort · Applicants will be selected in January for the spring cohort and in August for the summer cohort, with start dates shortly after offers are extended · Applicants should attach the following to the application for selection o Resume o Letter of intent (500 words or less) describing how participating in the Nurse Residency program will impact your nursing career o Copy of transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable) o Letter of recommendation from a nursing instructor/professor · Licensure: Must successfully pass the NCLEX exam within 6 months of start date and attain BLS certification within one week of start date. Working Conditions, Physical Environment and/or Safety Requirements: Must possess sound dexterity and visual acuity. Requires mental alertness, stamina to work in a fast-paced environment and in emergency situations. Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, and reach without restrictions. Ability to lift between 25 and 50 pounds using good body mechanics. Must be able to push heavy equipment, gurneys, and wheelchairs. May be exposed to all patient care elements within the hospital setting. Risk of needle punctures. Must meet annual safety training requirements per hospital policy. Some risk of electrical, mechanical and chemical hazards. Exposure to ionizing radiation is possible in the performance of radiographic tests. Exposure is strictly monitored following established guidelines. Regular staff is required to work the hours for which hired including weekends and holiday coverage if this is part of the operations of the department. Interrelationships: Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, adaptability, and tact creating a favorable image in relationship to the supported department. Must visibly demonstrate a commitment to customer relations. Requires timely, positive responses to the needs of all customers including physicians, patients, families, and co-workers. Patient Contact / Age Groups Served: Check all that apply (X ) Pediatric (ED) (X) Adolescent (X) Adult(X) Geriatric ( ) N/A Internal Contacts: Direct contact with patients, visitors, physicians, patient care team members and employees at all levels. External Contacts: Contact with customers and potential customers at all levels, and representatives from other hospitals and physician offices. Supervisory Responsibility / Positions reporting in: None. Location: CharterCARE Health Partners · 6170-Medical/Surgical Acute - Loc 1
Schedule: Full Time regular (64-80 hrs), 1, 7A-7P

Keywords: CharterCARE Health Partners, Providence , Graduate Nurse, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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