RN - Norfolk General Hospital - PACU - Full Time - SIGN ON BONUS!

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital:

As the region's first Magnet hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, burn trauma unit and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. In addition to a first-rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services including a nationally ranked ENT program supported by the skilled physicians at EVMS Medical Group.

This is a full time, day rotating schedule, 4 nine hour shifts a week:
0700-1630 for 2 weeks
0830-1800 for 2 weeks
0900-1830 for 4 weeks
call every fourth weekend and one Friday night call in 12 weeks working 1800-2330 required with 45 minute call response time.

About Our Unit:

We are currently seeking experienced PACU, ED or ICU nurses to work on our fast paced, busy 35 bed PACU. This unit recovers all types of critical patients and post-surgical patients. The unit is staffed 24 hours a day Monday-Thursday. Friday-Sunday there is call for the staff which is rotated according to the weekend/holiday staff assignments. Call is required and there is a 45 minute response time.

About Our Culture:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:

Competitive pay plans
Lucrative Incentives including a $10,000 Sign on Bonus!
Comprehensive health care plans
Generous paid annual leave
Fully funded retirement plan and 403b plan
Long and short term disability
Tuition Reimbursement
Flex spending and life insurance

You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

*Sign on Bonus for qualifying 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

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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