Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room (OR)

Norfolk, VA
Dec 14, 2018
Dec 24, 2018
Full Time

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a Registered Nurse for the Operating Room.

Department/Position Overview:
We are seeking experienced OR nurses, experienced nurses interested in changing their area of nursing and New Grad nurses to join our top ranking hospital! Norfolk General's Main Operating Room has 23 suites where we provide services for a wide range of adult patients including Trauma, Transplants, Neurosurgery, Robotics, Orthopedics and Urology with a knowledgeable group of around 110 staff. We also work with Plastics, Spines, OB/GYN, Dental, ENT, Eyes and Oncologic procedures and are proud to utilize Epic as our EMR.
Our Operating Room is staffed 24/7, we have 12 hour weekend shifts, days and nights, and varied 8 and 10 hours shifts during the weekdays. Call is a requirement to help us provide the highest quality evidence-base care to our patients.

Facility Highlights:
Norfolk General is amongst the top 25 ranking in 2016-2017 America's Best Hospitals in the US News and World Report! As the region’s first Magnet hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, burn trauma unit and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. In addition to a first-rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services including a nationally ranked ENT program supported by the skilled physicians at EVMS Medical Group.

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

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


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

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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