RN Unit Coordinator, Surgical Ortho Unit
This position is Full Time Night Shift.
The Surgical Unit has 24 beds that are 70% orthopedic patients, but will also include about 30% general medical patients as well.
Advance your nursing career! This leadership role requires 18 months of RN experience and a BSN
Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.
Market: Sentara is a Virginia and North Carolina based large healthcare provider that has been in business for over 125 years.
Award winning: Sentara has eleven Acute Care Facilities across the state of Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina; the people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara “Employer of Choice” for over 10 years. U.S. News and Report recognize Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years.
Career growth: Become certified in your specialty. This indicated that you practice at a higher level, and that you are committed to deliver high-quality care to patients and the quality of your unit. Career advancement with Sentara can range from being an Unit Coordinator, Patient Care Supervisor, Integrated Care Manager, Staff Educator, Patient Navigator, Manager of Education Services, Clinical Manager, a Director or a Vice President of Nursing.
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We are setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE! Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates!
Location: Centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 minutes away from each area.
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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.
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree
Required: Nursing - Previous experience
Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
Required: Registered Nurse
Preferred: Basic Life Support
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below
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.