RN- Williamsburg- Ortho (4 North)- Full Time Nights

Location
Newport News, VA:Williamsburg, VA
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Oct 28, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Williamsburg Regional Medical Center!

In 2014 Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center achieved designation as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC).

About this Unit:

4 North is a 24-bed surgical/orthojoint replacement center. It is a busy, fast-paced environment with an average length of stay of 2 days. 4 North works collaboratively with the physical therapy department to ensure our patients are safe for discharge and kept mobile throughout their entire stay. 4 North leads the hospital in customer service scores and abides by a culture of safety with fall mats, gait belts, and walkers in every room for patient use. Our nurse-patient ratios average 4-6 patients.


About Williamsburg Regional Medical Center:

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, has 145 licensed beds and features the latest healthcare technologies, serving the region with the life-saving capabilities of an ultra-modern medical center. The hospital offers a full range of medical care from emergency heart catheterization to all-inclusive obstetrics care where patients are able to stay in one room. The hospital also provides advanced imaging and “smart” operating rooms. Sentara Williamsburg has received national recognition for its quality care.


Sentara's 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
  • 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.

Apply today and be contacted by a nurse recruiter for additional information and interview opportunities.


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.