Benefit Alternative Rapid Response Nurse
VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in “Best Hospitals” in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.
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The Rapid Response Nurse will perform as a clinical expert and resource to maintain and improve patient care. S/He will provide clinical expertise and intervention during rapid response to codes including code blue, code brain and rapid responses. The Rapid Response Nurse is a professional RN who provides clinical assistance to staff members and demonstrates the use of organizational safety tools and education/mentorship of staff working directly with clinical staff and unit directors to promptly identify patient at risk for clinical deterioration and make recommendation aimed at improving overall clinical outcomes. Supervises the implementation and compliance with standards of nursing practice that promote optimum health care delivery.