REGISTERED NURSE - Renal Transplant

Norfolk, VA
Jun 21, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Healthcare, Other
Part Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a part-time Registered Nurse for our Kidney/Pancreas Transplant team at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Position Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Our nurse retention turnover rate under 5% - significantly lower than the national average of 14.6%.Career Growth: Position is open due to internal growth within department. Our unit can offer career advancement opportunities into a Transplant Coordinator role. Innovation: 525-bed Level 1 trauma center and tertiary care facility that was first in the region to perform kidney, heart, and pancreas transplants. Market: Sentara Transplant Center has been around for nearly 40 years and is the only transplant center in Hampton Roads Region. We have performed more than 2,200 transplant. Nursing Excellence: We were the first hospital in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.

What you will do:
    Outpatient clinic for both pre and post kidney/pancreas transplants. We are open Monday - Friday between 8am and 5pm. This position is expected to work part-time 24 hours a week, 2-3 days a week. No weekends. No holidays. Schedule is negotiable. Preferred ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of dialysis or renal transplant experience in order to be successful in this role.

Learn more about our Kidney/Pancreas Transplant team here:

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

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

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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