Patient Educator (RN)- Cardiac IMCU

Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Apr 13, 2018
Apr 17, 2018
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Heart Hospital is currently hiring a Patient Educator, Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit.
This position is full-time, 40 hours a week.
Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm. No holidays, weekends or on call.

What you will do:

    Highly desire candidates to have 2 years of cardiac nursing experience. Provides patient teaching and education to our cardiac medicine population. Must be highly knowledgable in heart failure and stemi's. This is not a staff educator position. Prefer BSN applicants. Our unit has 24-beds and comes with state of the art technology.

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

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


Similar jobs