Registered Nurse (RN) - Internal Traveler

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 28, 2019
Closes
Apr 15, 2019
Ref
120623BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse - Internal Traveler (13 week contract) for their Progressive Ventilator Stepdown Unit - Must have 2 years Stepdown Experience
Up to $70.00 an hour ($60 plus $10 bonus paid out upon successful completion of agreement)

Unit Description
  • This unit is expanding! 8 bed unit going to 16 beds
  • Specializes in treatment of patients on mechanical ventilators.
  • Patients admitted to this unit are either on mechanical ventilator's or have some type of pulmonary or respiratory issues that require close monitoring.
  • We take patients from all of our specialty ICU's: Trauma, Neuro, Cardiac, Vascular, and Medicine.
  • The goal in PVSU is to continue the progress that began in ICU and to help the patient achieve the best possible outcome.
  • The core patient care team is comprised of a specially trained nurse and nursing care partner.
  • PVSU has a nurse-patient ratio of 3:1 based upon nursing acuity.

Click here to learn more about Sentara Norfolk General Hospital!

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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