Registered Nurse (RN), Medical Surgical Unit

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Sep 18, 2018
Closes
Oct 19, 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

Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Registered Nurse for busy Medical-Surgical Unit, 2 West.

This position is Flexi Night Shift



The patient population in this 24 bed unit is comprised of kidney failure, diabetes, diagnostic testing, GI surgical and an over flow of general medical patients.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

Market: Sentara is a Virginia and North Carolina based large healthcare provider that has been in business for over 125 years.

Award winning: Sentara has eleven Acute Care Facilities across the state of Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina; the people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara “Employer of Choice” for over 10 years. U.S. News and Report recognize Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years.

Location: Centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 minutes away from each area.

If you would like to chat on line and just ask questions, please feel free to log into our Nurse Chat Monday through Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST.
Register to chat:
https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/sentara/s/GlE1X/next

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

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