Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.60 Shift: Day Hours: 7:00a - 7:00p
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Virtual Care Nurse (VCN) provides TeleICU nursing care to a diverse population of critically ill patients across multiple hospitals regionally from a centralized Virtual Care Center. The VCN assesses their patients data and provides nursing care in collaboration with local care teams using audio/video connections during the patients ICU stay to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The VCN performs video assessment of their patient, monitors patients' biometric data, vital signs and other physiological data using specialized software and digital health technologies.
This position will be on-site for at least 3 months prior to the candidate being assessed to work remotely.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Master's degree in Nursing required
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required
BLS and ACLS
CCRN, CCRN-K or CCRN-E certification within one (1) year of hire
Three (3) years clinical experience in specialty area required
Experience with Cerner Powerchart
Previous working experience within an Intensive Care Unit(s)
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