Registered Nurse II - 6E Transplant

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 11/18/2022
Description

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Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Regular

Department

CC000727 MUHA | CHS - Transplant - Renal Nephrology 6E

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-27

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Work Shift

Rotating (United States of America)

Job Description Summary

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse II provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and effective care and interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results.

Job Description

Entity/Organization:  MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours Per Week: 36

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Rotating shifts

Job Summary/Purpose: 6 East Transplant:  Main hospital 6E (MH6E) is a 22 bed adult inpatient unit, specializing in the care and treatment of patients who have received solid organ abdominal transplants. The unit manages patients pre and post kidney, liver, and kidney/pancreas transplants as well as other overflow specialties. There are 5 stepdown beds to closely monitor transplant patients with arterial lines and specialized drips. The transplant unit requires all nurses to become ACLS certified and proficient in peritoneal dialysis within the first 6 months of hire. The patient population on MH6E also includes a vast array of medical-surgical patients.  MH6E also offers opportunities for nurses to obtain required ongoing transplant specific education and highly encourages a specialty certification in several areas to include transplant, wound care, and med/surg.  

Resources to learn more about 6E Transplant and our team:

·         https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=njx7yw0uS9c

·         https://web.musc.edu/about/news-center/2020/08/27/living-kidney-donors-recipients-celebrate-everlasting-bond

·         https://web.musc.edu/about/news-center/2020/10/19/lunch-break-and-stoplight-lead-to-life-changing-choice-for-a-police-officer-and-a-father

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse II provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and effective care and interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results.

Minimum Training and Education:  Bachelor of Nursing degree preferred. RN staff hired on or after July 1, 2013 with an Associate or Diploma degree in nursing are required to be enrolled in an accredited BSN program within two years and successfully obtain a BSN degree within four years of the RN hire or reclassification date. Refer to policy A141 for more details. A minimum of one year of work experience as a registered nurse required.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:  Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

Additional Job Description

Physical and Mental Requirements:  Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health | Nursing

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