REGISTERED NURSE

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
May 30, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking Registered Nurse for the Intermediate Care Unit for Full Time Day Shift

This unit patient population is step-down patients including cardiac patients in need of intermediate care. This progressive care unit provides nursing care for patients who are too ill for the general medical/surgical units but do not need an Intensive level of care for the ICU.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250 bed facility that has been newly renovated. It is about 15 minutes from the Coastal area of Virginia Beach, Virginia a beautiful city, that is family oriented, and it offers many free attractions to it residents all year round. Come explore Sentara!

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.

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