REGISTERED NURSE - Vascular & Interventional Center

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 22, 2017
Closes
Aug 31, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time experienced Registered Nurse for our Vascular & Interventional Center 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: We offer our employees yearly merit reviews, potential annual performance plus bonuses, and a competitive benefits program.Innovation: Featuring state of the art equipment in our 525-bed tertiary care facility that is dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.Market: Comprised of 12 acute care hospitals with more than 300 sites of care all throughout Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Nursing Excellence: We are 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:
    Our 25-bed prep & recovery unit is open Monday - Friday 6am to 9pm. On call required. Candidates must live within 30 minutes of hospital. Nurses in this unit will be cross-trained in interventional radiology, neuro, and vascular areas.The procedure nurse provides hemodynamic monitoring, provides moderate sedation, and assist the interdisciplinary team.The procedure nurse assists in the Vascular & Interventional Center pre-op and recovery area to ensure a safe and efficient transition for our patients.

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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