HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Operating Room Internship, Registered Nurse (Chippenham Hospital) in Richmond, Virginia

As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.

This six- to nine-month program combines classroom experiences with rotations among HCA Virginia hospitals. Learn how to be an OR nurse and develop confidence and competence through the perioperative internship. Features of this internship include: · AORN Periop 101 Curriculum didactic, which provides exceptional evidence-based perioperative education, allowing you to apply critical-thinking skills and theory-based practice to the safe and competent care of the surgical patient. · Clinical practicum in the operating room, which allows for real-time experience in multiple service lines while being coached by experienced surgical staff in both the scrub and circulator roles. · A six-month program facilitated by an experienced perioperative educator using simulation, lecture and hands-on experience to master skill-based competencies for the novice perioperative nurse.

KEY FUNCTIONS AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: 1. Planning and managing care under the direction of a licensed nurse in the circulator role 2. Professionalism, ethical comportment. 3. Patient and Family Education. 4. Nursing Process/Clinical Reasoning 5. Interpersonal Communication and Collaboration 6. Professional Development/Continuous Learning 7. Completion of Perioperative Internship mandatory requirements 8. Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports HCA mission and values

*EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:* · Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) · BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred) *LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:* · Current Registered Nurse License in this state (required) · American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required) *EXPERIENCE*: · Minimum of one-year Med/Surg experience (preferred) · Previous CORT prior to license as a Registered Nurse, if a new graduate (preferred) · No Operating Room nursing experience, at least within the last 5 years (required)

Title: Operating Room Internship, Registered Nurse (Chippenham Hospital)

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-34873