RN - Norfolk General Hospital - PACU INTERNSHIP - Full Time Swing

Norfolk, VA
Jul 12, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital!!

The SNGH Post Anesthesia Unit is now accepting applications for PACU Internship program!

This is a full time swing position; swing shift hours are 1100-2030 with call every fourth weekend and once every 8th Friday night.

Minimum requirement: two years of Telemetry nursing with a preference of one year step-down nursing. ACLS certification is a part of the program.

About the Program:
The program is an extensive four to five months of training including critical care classes, orientation in the ICU, hemodynamic monitoring, care of patients on ventilators, management of critical medications/drips and the care of all types of post anesthesia patients.

The focus will be on critical thinking, and management of the un-stable/stable post- operative patient, as well as independent care of two post- operative patients. This program requires a two year commitment that begins once orientation is completed.

This position is eligible for a $5000 Retention Bonus for qualified candidates

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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