REGISTERED NURSE - Cardiovascular ICU

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Feb 26, 2018
Closes
Apr 11, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for our Cardiovascular ICU at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Position Highlights:

    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 years Stability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Our nurse retention turnover rate under 5% - significantly lower than the national average of 14.6%. Market: The region's only Level 3 trauma center and accredited stroke centers. We are a 276-bed tertiary acute care facility that offers many advanced clinical services. Nursing Excellence: Provides professional nursing development and recognizes nursing excellence through Daisy awards and company-wide ACE award program. 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:
    Unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff. Nurses provides service to any patients that has undergone open heart surgeries such as CABG, Valve repair or replacement, aneurysm repair, TAVR, ablations, and various lung surgeries. Nurses manage critically ill patients that require intensive hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, multiple drug infusions, IABP therapy and CRRT dialysis. Nurses handle 1-2 patients on this unit based on acuity level.

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
PREFER CANDIDATES WITH ICU, CSICU/CVICU, or CRITICAL CARE EXPERIENCE!

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.

CSICU, CVICU, PCU, Coronary

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