Cardiac Surgery Critical Care RN Internship - Starts January 2018!

Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 28, 2017
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Heart Hospital
Internship Program Officially Starts: January 22, 2018
Sentara Heart Hospital Internship Program is for experienced Registered Nurse's who want to transition into a cardiac surgery area. It is a competency based program that is tailored to fit the needs of a non-critical care experienced nurse based on their level of knowledge, skills, and experience.

Sentara Heart Hospital, a 112-bed facility with 45 pre- and post-procedural rooms. We are located on the campus of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, and region's first Magnet® hospital. Sentara Heart Hospital, a quaternary care facility, is the #2 Cardiology & Heart Surgery Center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.

Unit Description:
12-bed Cardiac Surgery Acute Critical Care Unit.
Nurses provides service to any patients that has undergone open heart surgeries.
Manage and titration of up to 2 vasopressors or 2 anti-hypertensives.
Manage and monitor arterial and CVP pressure lines.
Provide support to patients on High flow oxygen and BiPap.
Telemetry monitoring in addition to a central monitoring station.
Nurses handle 1-2 patients on this unit based on acuity level.

Internship Specifics:
Program is 16 weeks long!
Full-time paid internship and nursing position!
Day or Night Rotator schedules available!
Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts!
Internship schedule rotates classroom and clinical hours!

What will you need?
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
1 year of nursing experience in an acute care area required.
Must already have an active RN license.
Must have a current BLS certification through AHA.

Email Miranda Maynard at MLMAYNAR@SENTARA.COM for more details.

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