Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Stepdown

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 05, 2019
Closes
Apr 03, 2019
Ref
121659BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

The Cardiac Stepdown Unit at the Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Registered Nurse.

New Graduate welcome to apply!

This position is full time day shift.


What you will do:

Unit is open 24/7 days a week. Must have availability to work 12 hours shifts. Rotating holidays and weekends with other RN staff.

Provide high acuity cardiac care to patients with cardiac arrhythmias, STEMI's, heart failure, chest pain, ICD's, and permanent pacemakers.

Gain experience in atrial fibrillation medication management.
Work with state of the art technology. Our entire unit is telemetry wired.

Position Highlights:
Market: Sentara Heart Hospital, a quaternary care facility, is the #2 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.

Stability: 129 years of no company layoffs.

Nursing Residency: All new graduate RN’s with less than one year of experience will be placed into our Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program.

Nursing Excellence: First in the region to become a Magnet® recognized hospital.
Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.

Sentara Benefits:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We are setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE! Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates!

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; 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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