Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Apr 13, 2018
Closes
May 01, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse for our
Cardiac Care Unit
This position is full time, Night shift Unit Description: A dynamic 12-bed hybrid cardiovascular intermediate care and critical care unit for a cardiac population. Unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 10-12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff. Perform competent level of nursing care to our cardiac patients that have open heart surgery, acute MI, heart failure, and cardiac interventions, including patients who may need ventilator or IANP assistance. Nurse to patient ratio is 1:3 for intermediate care and 1:2 for critical care.

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

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