REGISTERED NURSE UNIT COORDINATOR - Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)

6 days left

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Closes
Oct 28, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time NIGHT shift Registered Nurse Unit Coordinator for our Cardiac Care Unit at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Position Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's nominated Employer of Choice for over 10 years Stability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Our nurse retention turnover rate under 5% - significantly lower than the national average of 14.6%. Market: The region's only Level 3 trauma center. We are a 276-bed tertiary acute care facility that offers many advanced clinical services. One of our region's accredited stroke centers. Nursing Excellence: Provides professional nursing development and recognizes nursing excellence through Daisy awards and company-wide ACE award program. 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:
    A dynamic 12-bed intermediate care and critical care unit for a cardiac population. Unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 10-12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff. Perform competent level of nursing care to our cardiac patients that have open heart surgery, acute MI, heart failure, and cardiac interventions, including patients who may need ventilator or IANP assistance. Nurse to patient ratio is 1:3 for intermediate care and 1:2 for critical care.

Demonstrates proficiency in nursing practice for assigned specialty area and provides clinical leadership for the delivery of nursing care in a department. Under the direction of the department manager leads safety and quality initiatives, focuses on and simplifies workflow, and contributes to the development of staff. Increase staff satisfaction and promotes excellent (Gold Standard) customer service.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Nursing - Previous experience

Preferred: 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
18 months nursing experience required. BSN required; Master degree preferred, if the graduate degree is not in nursing then the BSN is required. Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty. BLS required within 90 days of hire. Professional Specialty Nursing Certification preferred.