Registered Nurse (RN)- Non-Invasive Lab

Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Mar 14, 2018
May 03, 2018
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Leigh Hospital is hiring a Registered Nurse for the Non-Invasive Lab!
Full time, day shift
Department Overview:
    Our department is open Monday-Friday with rotating weekends. First RN arrives at 6:30A and others stagger in afterward.
  • Our nurses work in cardiac noninvasive diagnostic services. Our interdisciplinary team includes various professions such as RNs, echocardiographers, cardiac noninvasive techs, and transcriptionist. We also work closely with nuclear medicine and partners with cardiac and radiology providers.
  • RN's supervise nuclear and cardiac stress test (on the job training provided), administer medication related to echocardiographs and stress testing, assist with holter/event monitors
  • No call requirements, but there will be rotating weekend requirements (when fully staffed, 1 in every 3 weekends. Half day on Saturday and Sunday). The staff member will have reduced weekday hours on the weeks where they are working on a weekend.
  • This is a specialized position, so the ideal candidate would thrive off of working at the top of their license.

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

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