Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Medicine IMCU

Location
Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Apr 06, 2018
Closes
Apr 27, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Heart Hospital is hiring a Registered Nurse for the
Cardiac Medicine Stepdown Unit! (5HH)
About this unit:
  • 24-bed unit.
  • Provides high acuity cardiac care to patients with cardiac arrhythmias, STEMI's, heart failure, chest pain, ICD's, and permanent pacemakers.
  • Gain experience in atrial fibrillation medication management.
  • Work with state of the art technology. Our entire unit is telemetry wired.
  • Nurse to patient ratio is 4:1.

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
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.

5HH

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