Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Dec 11, 2017
Feb 16, 2018
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:

Early Hire BSN New Graduates May 2018 Apply Now!

Join the Sentara Leigh Team!
Sentara Leigh Hospital, a 250 bed, Magnet Status Facility that is located in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring May 2018 BSN New Graduates that are interested in working in a Blended Stepdown/Medicine Unit.

4 East is a 24 bed medicine unit is blended with 12 step-down beds for patients who are too ill for a general medical unit, but do not need an intensive level of care for the ICU. 12 beds in this unit are for Medical Surgical patients to include some cardiac patients.

Sentara Healthcare a 129-year-old large Healthcare Provider with 12 acute care hospital throughout Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina.

Sentara can help you develop your clinical expertise, advance your education, gain certification in your specialty, or even connect you with other specialties to grow your nursing career.

Nurse Residency Program: As a new graduate, you will be able to participate in our Nurse Residency Program. Sentara Healthcare Hospitals have joined the Vizient/ACCN Nurse Residency Program™ (NRP) which effectively supports new nurse graduates as they transition into their first professional roles. Built on evidence based curriculum developed by experts from academic medical centers and nursing schools across the country, the program focuses on these critical areas; leadership, patient outcomes and professional role. If you have less than 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse, you will be automatically enrolled in this year long program. The residency curriculum is designed as monthly 4-hour seminar sessions and is considered paid work time supported by
your education and leadership teams.

Jump-start your career before graduation!

    Apply starting December 1stRecruiter Specialist will contact you for a phone interview and will discuss the unit and the patient population within the unitInterview with Clinical Manager will be scheduledUpon completion of interview, HR will reach out to extend official offer and set a start dateAccept an offer two months prior to graduation and receive incentiveRelocation assistance offered for eligible candidates

Sentara offers a great benefit package, employee bonus program, tuition reimbursement, 403B with matching funds, and even a paid Pension Plan!

Location: Sentara Leigh is centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 15 minutes away from each area. Enjoy Minor sports teams, shopping, restaurants, museums, a myriad festivals, concerts and events that are all year round!


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

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU ACLS within 1 year of hire

PALS within 6 months of hire. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

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