Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Surgical Stepdown

7 days left

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 11, 2019
Closes
Mar 02, 2019
Ref
120215BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring a Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Surgical Stepdown Unit! (4HH)

New Grads welcome to apply!

This position is Full Time Day Shift.
Department Overview:
  • This unit provides high acuity cardiac care for pre and post cardiac surgery patients to include: bypass surgery, cardiac valve repairs/replacements, thoracic surgery/lung diagnostics, and other cardiac based procedures and treatments.
  • Dedicated to high quality care, patient outcomes, safety and teamwork is a standard of the staff
  • Nurses handle 3-4 patients on this unit based on acuity level
  • Click here to learn more about Sentara Heart Hospital!
    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!
    Registered Nurses CLICK HERE to chat with a Sentara Recruiter
    Monday-Friday
    2PM-3PM EST

    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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