Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Stepdown Unit

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 28, 2018
Closes
Dec 19, 2018
Ref
118511BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse for our Surgical Stepdown/Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU). A great opportunity for a new graduate RN and experienced Med/Surg Nurses to obtain new skills or enhance their current skill set!

Up to $10,000.00 Sign-on Bonus available for a full-time position. Must have a minimum of 2 years recent Acute Care /Med Surg Adult RN experience to qualify for Sign-On Bonus.

Nurse Residency Program provided for ALL new graduate RNs--see below!

Hours/Shift: Full Time (36 hours) Night Shift Position

Department/Position Overview: SNGH - 4 River

    Provides care to patients with end stage renal disease, vascular disorders, abdominal aortic aneurysm, kidney & pancreas transplants, and an Ear, Nose, & Throat population specific to head and neck cancers.

    ​Dedicated to high quality care, patient outcomes, safety, and teamwork is a standard of the staff.

    ​Our 27-bed unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff.

Facility Highlights:
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Nurse Residency Program:

This position 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/AACN 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.

keywords: surgical, transplant, surgical oncology, vascular surgery, acute care



Other
New Hire Education Requirement: All new RN's who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU 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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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