Registered Nurse (RN), Medicine - Stepdown

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 26, 2019
Closes
Mar 20, 2019
Ref
121364BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Registered Nurse for the Medicine –Stepdown Unit, 4 East!

This position is Full Time Night Shift.


This 24 bed medicine unit is blended with 12 step-down beds for patients who are too ill for a general medical unit, but do not need an intensive level of care for the ICU. 12 beds in this unit are for Med/Surg patients to include some cardiac patients.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

Market: Sentara is a Virginia and North Carolina based large healthcare provider that has been in business for over 125 years.

Award winning: Sentara has eleven Acute Care Facilities across the state of Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina; the people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara “Employer of Choice” for over 10 years. U.S. News and Report recognize Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years.

Career growth: Become certified in your specialty. This indicated that you practice at a higher level, and that you are committed to deliver high-quality care to patients and the quality of your unit. Career advancement with Sentara can range from being a Charge Nurse, a Preceptor, a Certified Registered Nurse, a Unit Coordinator, Patient Care Supervisor, Integrated Care Manager, Staff Educator, Patient Navigator, Manager of Education Services, Clinical Manager, a Director or a Vice President of Nursing.

Location: Centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 minutes away from each area.

If you would like to chat on line and just ask questions, please feel free to log into our Nurse Chat Monday through Friday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST.
Register to chat: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/sentara/s/GlE1X/next

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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