REGISTERED NURSE - Cardiac Operating Room - Heart Hospital

Location
Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Jan 11, 2017
Closes
Apr 19, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Heart Hospital is seeking a RN to work full-time 40 hour a week rotating shifts with our Cardiac Operating Room.

Hospital Summary:
Sentara Heart Hospital consistently ranks among the nation's top heart programs in U.S. News & World Report. For the 17th year, the Cardiology & Heart Surgery program at Sentara Heart Hospital is ranked among the nation's Top 50 programs in the U.S. News & World Report annual ‘Best Hospitals' edition. The ranking has improved from #44 in 2014 - to #31 in 2015 - to #24 in 2016. Sentara Heart Hospital, on the Sentara Norfolk General campus, offers the Hampton Roads region's only heart transplant program, including total artificial hearts and ventricular assist devices as bridges to transplant and permanent therapy. In 2016, Sentara Heart has introduced two newly-approved cardiac technologies; the world's smallest pacemaker and the world's first dissolvable heart stent. The region's first and only dedicated heart hospital is unlike any facility within hundreds of miles. Sentara Heart Hospital has all-private rooms, including 112 inpatient beds, 62 pre/post procedural rooms for patients undergoing interventional cardiac procedures and several outpatient cardiac clinics.

Unit Summary:
The Cardiac OR located in Sentara Heart Hospital has 5 state of the art operating suites, one of which is a Hybrid room allowing for the integration of Cardiothoracic surgeons, Electrophysiologists and Cardiologist to perform the latest in Cardiac procedures.

The Registered Nurse develops, implements and evaluates plans of care for specific patient populations. Coordinates and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to facilitate integrated and comprehensive care. Possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Prefer 1 year of perioperative or OR experience.

New Hire Education Requirement: Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care ACLS within 1 year of hire; Emergency Care - ACLS & PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire; Oncology Care; ONS/ONCC or Sentara approved course Chemotherapy & Biotherapy. Provider Card within 6 months of hire. Women's Care - Perinatal departments; NRP within 6 months of hire. Inpatient Pediatrics. PALS within 6 months of hire. BLS required within 90 days of hire. BSN or MSN preferred.

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