Registered Nurse (RN), Congestive Heart Failure Program

Location
Chesapeake, VA:Portsmouth, VA:Norfolk, VA:Suffolk, VA
Posted
Oct 02, 2018
Closes
Oct 19, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
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 Congestive Heart Failure Clinic
Hours: Monday- Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
Unit Description:
  • Outpatient clinic for Congestive Heart Failure patients
  • No weekends or holidays!
  • This position is response for rooming and triaging patients, providing heart failure education, taking vitals, performs EKGs, consolidating medications, setting up follow up appointments, and reporting and issue to the assigned provider
  • Will see approximately 20 - 30 patients per week
  • Idea candidate will have 1-2 years of acute care nursing experience

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

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