REGISTERED NURSE - Sentara Leigh - 1West

Norfolk, VA
Jul 22, 2017
Nov 17, 2017
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Registered Nurse for the Surgical Orthopedic Unit, 1 West to work Full Time Day Shift. New Grads welcome to apply!

This 24 bed Surgical Unit is primarily orthopedic patients but will also have other general surgical patients as well.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250 bed facility that has been newly renovated.

RN Hiring Event Sentara Leigh Hospital's Orthopedic and Surgical Unit

New Graduate and experienced Nurses, are you interested in a Surgical or Orthopedic Nursing Specialty? Join us Tuesday, November 14th from 11am to 1pm in the Orthopedic Conference Room, 1st floor. Tour our Orthopedic and Surgical Units, and learn how you can elevate your career with Sentara. Have an opportunity for an on-the-spot interview with Clinical Managers.

Advance your career with a Surgical Specialty!
Sentara has the best growth potential. Sentara can help you develop your clinical expertise, advance your education, gain certification in your specialty; also we connect you with other surgical specialties to include Pre-Op - Post Op and Operating Room Nursing. Advancing your career starts with making a good choice! Sentara has many options for career growth and progression with opportunities to become a Charge Nurse, Preceptor, Ortho Navigator, Nurse Practitioner, or Clinical Manager.

Join the Team today and start growing!

Sentara Leigh Hospital: 830 Kempsville Road, Norfolk, VA 23502
Come into the visitor's entrance and the Orthopedic Conference Room will be located on the 1st floor, at the first floor elevators bear right and the Orthopedic Conference Room will be the 1st door on the right.

Questions, please call Jean Hurrell, Nurse Recruiter at 757-228-7452 or email

Sentara Healthcare
Award winning: Hampton Road's nominated Employer of Choice for over 10 years, and U.S. News and Report recognize Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Recognized by the Leapfrog Group as one of its top hospitals, and this is a testament of our team's dedication to providing innovative and comprehensive care for our patients.

Market: Virginia and North Carolina Based Large Healthcare Provider that has been in business for 125 years. More than 100 sites of care, including 12 acute care hospitals and we never had a layoff!

Career growth: Grow your career with Sentara; charge, preceptor, leadership and educational opportunities available. If you are a new graduate you will be able to participate in our Nurse Residency Program.

Location: Sentara Leigh Hospital is centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 minutes away from each area. Minor sports teams, shopping, restaurants, museums, a myriad festivals, concerts and events that are all year round!

Sentara offers a great benefit package, 403 B with matching funds, tuition reimbursement, employee bonus program and even a Pension Plan! Relocation assistance available!

Come explore Sentara and work, live and play in a great area!

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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