REGISTERED NURSE - Vascular ICU

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Closes
Jun 16, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse to work with our Vascular ICU. This position will work full-time DAY shift.

Hospital Summary:

As the region's first Magnet hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, burn trauma unit and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. In addition to a first-rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services including a nationally ranked ENT program supported by the skilled physicians at EVMS Medical Group.

Unit Summary:
Vascular ICU is a 9-bed ICU that recovers and manages the care of critically ill vascular, transplant and medical surgical patient population. The primary specialty patient population includes those patients whom have undergone surgical procedures such as thoracic/abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, lower extremity re-vascularization, carotid endarterectomy, and kidney/pancreas transplant patients. This unit will participate in a Nurse Residency Program for experienced and new graduate RN's. The Vascular ICU works together with other teams to deliver the best possible care.

The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN 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-Doctorate Level 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
New Hire Education Requirement: All new RN's who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU 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. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

External Posting Description
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse to work with our Vascular ICU. This position will work full-time DAY shift.

$15,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. MUST HAVE 2 YEARS OF ACUTE CARE EXPERIENCE.

Hospital Summary:

As the region's first Magnet hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, burn trauma unit and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. In addition to a first-rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services including a nationally ranked ENT program supported by the skilled physicians at EVMS Medical Group.

Unit Summary:
Vascular ICU is a 9-bed ICU that recovers and manages the care of critically ill vascular, transplant and medical surgical patient population. The primary specialty patient population includes those patients whom have undergone surgical procedures such as thoracic/abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, lower extremity re-vascularization, carotid endarterectomy, and kidney/pancreas transplant patients. This unit will participate in a Nurse Residency Program for experienced and new graduate RN's. The Vascular ICU works together with other teams to deliver the best possible care.

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