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Registered Nurse - RN - Faculty - Southside College of Health Sciences

Colonial Heights, Virginia

At Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses mean the world to us.

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“Being able to positively impact peoples' lives every single day. Great culture and friendly people at the home office in Bond Hill. New building/technology and wonderful cafeteria staff and food.”

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  • Agile
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-Driven


  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
  • Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

Registered Nurse - RN - Faculty - Southside College of Health Sciences

Requisition R109237 Market Colonial Heights, Virginia Department Hospital Administration - Southside School of Nursing - Petersburg Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

This position serves as clinical resource for the ministry continuum of care staff. This includes identifying opportunities for education and then planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs, classes and individual interventions.  The individual reports to the local manager of clinical education.  Responsibilities include project management, teaching, coordination of educational activities, and all aspects of clinical orientation for newly hired nursing and/or other ministry personnel.  Additionally, this position is responsible for promoting continued staff development. Integrates mission and values into all behaviors and responsibilities.                    

FT Monday - Friday 40 hours/week   

Nursing Faculty at Southside College of Health Sciences

Colonial Heights Campus

Looking for candidates with experience in Behavioral Health.

Essential Job Functions

  • Works with clinical leaders to assure staff competence.
  • Continuously finds ways to improve service for our customers and removes internal barriers to providing services.
  • Implements and evaluates orientation for core and PRN health ministry staff and students.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates learning opportunities for identified groups of employees and/or volunteers.
  • Assesses staff competence during initial orientation and on an ongoing basis for assigned groups: coaches for improved performance.
  • Maintains professional expertise by appropriate readings, networking and ongoing education.
  • Collaborates with unit-based educators (if applicable) and acts as a resource for Ministry personnel.
  • Demonstrates effective instructional skills, incorporating a variety of teaching methods appropriate for the audience and topic to accomplish identified objectives.

Employment Qualifications

Education Qualifications - List the minimum education, training, and experience required to perform the essential functions of the position. 

Required Minimum Education:

4 year/ Bachelors Degree



Preferred Education:

Graduate Degree (Masters)



Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.

Licensure/Certification Required:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Current registered nurse license to practice in the State of Virginia.  Additional unit specific education and/or certification may be required.                                              

Licensure/Certification Preferred:

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

Minimum of four to five years’ experience in nursing.  Knowledge of adult learning principles required.  Experience teaching adults preferred.             

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Proven ability on office/clinical information systems, including Internet, email and database systems.  Knowledge of basic physiological and psycho-social concepts.  Critical thinking and problem solving skills.  Understanding of the nursing process.  Organization and delegation capabilities.  Communication skills - oral and written.  Competency in basic nursing skills.  Leadership management skills required.  Able to present to large groups of people.  Must have the ability to work effectively with fellow employees, physicians, advanced practice professionals and patients, as well as the general public.           

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

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Hospital Administration - Southside School of Nursing - Petersburg

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.

Ali L. Registered Nurse

You will have days where you are the sole reason that someone is alive. You won’t find that in any other career.

Michael W. Registered Nurse


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