Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Observation Unit

Location
Chesapeake, VA:Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Aug 29, 2018
Closes
Sep 28, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: 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; OAll Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

Keyword: Cardiac, ICU, ED, Cath lab

Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to work on the
Cardiac Observation Unit! Shift: Full Time Day Shift Department Overview:
  • Brand new 12-bed Cardiac Observation unit at Sentara Heart Hospital located on the campus of our level 1 trauma center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
  • Candidates for this position must have the availability to work 12 hour shift. This unit opens Monday at 7AM and closes on Saturdays at 7PM. Closed on Sentara Observed Holidays
  • Perform competent level of nursing care to cardiac patients in an observation status.
  • The unit will prepare and recover patients for procedures in the Cath and EP labs as well as surgical patients.
  • Care for specific cardiac patients with clinical pathways to expedite their care and ensure discharges occur within 24 hours. 1 year RN experience required, Cardiac, ICU, or ED preferred
Click here to learn more about Sentara Heart Hospital!
Sentara Benefits:

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. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

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