REGISTERED NURSE - Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 18, 2017
Closes
Aug 24, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Part Time
Job Description:

We are seeking a part-time Registered Nurse for Congestive Heart Failure Program at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:

    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Career Growth: Position is open due to internal movement. We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.Innovation: 112-bed quaternary care facility featuring state of the art equipment that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.Market: Sentara Heart Hospital is #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs. Only heart transplant center in this area.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 Congestive Heart Failure patients. We are open Monday - Friday between 8am and 5pm. No weekends or holidays. Position is slated for 20 hours a week. Work schedule will alternate each week being two 8 hours shifts one week and three 8 hours shifts the other week for a total of 40 hours in a biweekly period. This position is responsible for rooming and triaging patients, providing heart failure education, taking vitals, performing EKG's, consolidating medications, setting up follow up appointments, and reporting any issues to the assigned provider. Preferred ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of acute care nursing experience.

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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