REGISTERED NURSE - Cardiac Surgery Stepdown - Early Hire BSN Eligible

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Dec 11, 2017
Closes
Mar 19, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Cardiac Surgery Stepdown/IMCU at Sentara Heart Hospital is participating in our Early Hire BSN program. We have five spots open for 2018 senior-level BSN students.

Position Highlights:

  • Market: Sentara Heart Hospital, a quaternary care facility, is the #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.
  • Stability: 129 years of no company layoffs.
  • Nursing Residency: All new graduate RN's with less than one year of experience will be placed into our Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program.
  • Nursing Excellence: First 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 24-bed unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff. Provide high acuity cardiac care for pre and post cardiac surgery patients, to include bypass surgery, cardiac valve repairs/replacements, thoracic surgery/lung diagnostics, and other cardiac based procedures/treatments.Dedicated to high quality care, patient outcomes, safety, and teamwork is a standard of the staff. Nurses handle 3-4 patients on this unit based on acuity level.


EARLY HIRE BSN PROGRAM DETAILS:

Early Hire BSN - What is it? An opportunity to secure a position before graduation!!! Senior level BSN nursing students who are hired at a Sentara hospital/eligible unit within 2 months of their graduation, will receive incentives including a monetary bonus within their first month of employment and relocation assistance, if applicable.

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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