Registered Nurse (RN) Medicine/Oncology

Location
Suffolk, VA
Posted
May 15, 2018
Closes
Jun 02, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: This unit will consider both experienced and new graduate RN's.

If you are a new graduate you will be able to participate in our Nurse Residency Program. Sentara Healthcare Hospitals have joined the Vizient/ACCN Nurse Residency Program™ (NRP) which effectively supports new nurse graduates as they transition into their first professional roles. Built on evidence based curriculum developed by experts from academic medical centers and nursing schools across the country, the program focuses on these critical areas; leadership, patient outcomes and professional role. If you have less than 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse, you will be automatically enrolled in this year-long program. The residency curriculum is designed as monthly 4-hour seminar sessions and is considered paid work time supported by your education and leadership teams.

Welcome to Sentara Obici Hospital!

About this Unit:

The Medicine/Oncology Unit at Sentara Obici Hospital located in Suffolk, Virginia. The unit houses 30 beds where we provide services for Oncology and Medical/Surgical Patients with a variety of diagnoses. Our knowledgeable group of team members consist of RN's, LPNs, Nurse Care Partners, and Administrative Assistants. Our unit is proud of its Teamwork, Customer Service and Staff Longevity and Retention.

Our unit is staffed 24/7. We have 12-hour shifts on both days and nights, which both rotate with weekend requirements and holiday packages. Unit Orientation is individualized and based off of your educational needs. All RNs are required to obtain their Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card within 1-year of joining our team. More information will be given during onboarding regarding unit specific requirements. The most important trait that we ask you to bring to work every day is Excellent Customer Service and Teamwork. We are proud of our 100% commitment towards Customer Service and teamwork every day! We are proud to utilize Epic as our EMR.

About Sentara Obici Hospital:
Sentara Obici Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility located on Godwin Boulevard in Suffolk. This 168-bed, full-service hospital continues a legacy of providing residents of Western Tidewater with high-quality, patient-centered care. The hospital fully integrates advanced technologies such as Sentara eCare®, the Sentara electronic medical record system, which gives doctors immediate access to health information via a secure network. Electronic medical records enable better collaboration between physicians, elevating the level of care for patients at Sentara Obici Hospital and across Sentara.

Sentara's Culture:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:

  • Competitive pay plans
  • Comprehensive health care plans
  • Generous paid annual leave
  • Fully funded retirement plan and 403b plan
  • Long and short term disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flex spending and life insurance
  • You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

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 Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU/EP/Advanced Heart Failure Center/SMG Cardiology Practices- ACLS within 1 year of hire; Emergency Care - ACLS & PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire; Oncology Care ONS/ONCC or Sentara approved course Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider Card within 6 months of hire. Women's Care - Perinatal departments; NRP within 6 months of hire. Inpatient Pediatrics. PALS within 6 months of hire. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire

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