Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Surgery Acute Care Unit

Location
Chesapeake, VA:Portsmouth, VA:Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Sep 28, 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 Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring a Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Surgical Acute Care Unit!
Will consider a new graduate that has a passion for Cardiac!

This position is Full Time Night Shift


About the Unit:

  • 12-bed Cardiac Surgery Acute Critcal care Unit
  • Nurses provide service to any patients that have undergone open-heart surgery
  • Management and titration of up to 2 vasopressors or 2 anti-hypertensives
  • Management and monitoring arterial and CVP pressure lines
  • Porviding support to patient on high flow oxygen and BiPap
  • Telemetry monitoring in addition to a central monitoring station
  • Nurse-patient ratio is typically 2:1
Sentara Benefits:

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Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!
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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. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

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