RN - Halifax Hospital - General Surgery/Operating Room - Full Time

Location
South Boston, VA
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital!

About Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital:
Commitment to patient-centered care is the backbone of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. Fueled by the expertise of a well-established medical staff representing more than two-dozen specialties, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital remains focused on excellent care - a tradition which has been carried throughout the hospital's 60-plus year history. And now, backed by the innovation of Sentara Healthcare, we continue delivering the care you expect and the quality you deserve.

We are Seeking…..
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital is recruiting for a Registered Nurse (RN) for the General Surgery/OR Department. The position is full time working 40 hours/week M-F with call required for nights/weekends. The qualified candidate must live within 30 minutes of the hospital due to call requirement. We are open to considering NEW GRAD RNs!

About our Culture:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:
Competitive pay plansComprehensive health care plansGenerous paid annual leaveFully funded retirement plan and 403b planLong and short term disabilityTuition ReimbursementFlex spending and life insurance

You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

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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.