Objectives of Position: The Volunteer Nurse is responsible for implementing medical services offered to meet client needs.

Qualifications:
A volunteer nurser should:

  • Hold a current Registered Nurse’s License in good standing with the Medical Board of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Exhibit skill in interpersonal communications.
  • Be able to work flexible work schedule including some evenings.
  • Carry out responsibilities with little direct supervision.
  • Be in accordance with our Statement of Faith and Commitment of Care

Major Responsibilities

Nursing Care

  • Provide nursing care: assess patient needs and make nursing judgments which reflect safe nursing practices.
  • Maintain accurate records, care-plans and follow-through on physician’s orders.
  • Implement physician’s orders and advise physicians of patient’s progress and changes in condition.
  • Assist physician with exams and treatments as needed.
  • Provide education for patient and family to develop an understanding of their health condition.
  • Patient follow-up per patient care-plan and standardized procedures.
  • Perform pregnancy tests.
  • Perform ultrasounds (if adequately trained)
  • Perform STD testing.
  • Perform tasks as requested by the Nurse Manager.

To apply for the volunteer nurse position, please complete our volunteer application here: http://supportblueridge.org/volunteer/