Registered Nurse, Burn/Trauma Stepdown Unit

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 16, 2019
Closes
Mar 02, 2019
Ref
120027BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

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Sentara Norfolk General is hiring a RN for its Burn Trauma Intermediate Care or Stepdown on its brand new state of the art unit! Let Sentara repay loan debt on your BSN! For qualified candidates and for a limited time. Don't miss this financial opportunity and apply for this or other qualifying RN positions today!


This is a Night Shift, 7pm-7am - Receive Shift Differential for working Nights!
** Day shifts positions also are available on this unit.

Department/Position Overview: This is a 42 bed Step Down or Intermediate Care Unit. The Nurse: Patient Ratio is 1:3-4, Patient Population: Trauma/Burns, Orthopedic Trauma, Neurosurgery, Epilepsy Monitoring. The Registered Nurse will work in a collaborative role as part of a team to maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice, in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community.

Facility Highlights: Serving as a destination medical center in the mid-Atlantic region, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is a Level 1 trauma center in Norfolk, Virginia, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, region’s first Magnet® hospital and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital. Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services.   www.sentaranorfolkgeneralrn.com

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. 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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