Registered Nurse (RN), Cath Holding CARE Unit

Norfolk, VA
Feb 14, 2019
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time

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Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring an experienced Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Cath Holding Care Unit!

Shifts available:

3:00pm to 11:00pm 4-5 days/week

11:00am to 11:00pm 3 days/week

Department/Position Overview:

• We are a CARE Unit: Cardiac Assessment, Recovery, and Evaluation Unit.

• Our unit is open 24 hours Monday-Friday. We admit and recover patients mostly during the day and have a light night team for patients that need observation. Weekend call is once every 10-12 weeks. Will rotate holiday call.

• The unit prepares and recovers patients for procedures in the Cath lab, EP lab, and Minor Procedure Room as well as the Cardiac OR for surgery.

• The average patient volume each day for this unit is approximately 60-70 patients.

• The types of procedures that we prepare and recover patients for include but is not limited to: Cardiac Catheterization (interventional and diagnostic), Electrophysiology procedures such as cardiac ablations, Cardioversions, surgery and ICDs/Pacemakers etc.

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Sentara Benefits:
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Relocation assistance is available!

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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; Critical Care/IMCU/EP/Advanced Heart Failure Center/SMG Cardiology Practices- ACLS within 1 year of hire; 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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