Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE PRN CC CVICU-Alexandria Hospital in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced RN for the CVICU at Inova Alexandria Hospital. RN must have a year of experience This position is PRN. The CVICU is a 10-bed unit that encompasses patients with a broad spectrum of medical and surgical diagnoses offering nurses the opportunity to work with complex and clinically challenging critically ill adults. Computers and bedside technology are leading edge and allow for comprehensive and quick access to vital information. Nurses working in the CVICU are a part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to patient care. The enthusiastic, professional staff in the CVICU works in an environment conducive to one's clinical growth and ability to deliver excellent nursing care to our patients while practicing the highest of standards. Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national recognition for healthcare excellence. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to help ensure we meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve today and in the future. The Inova RN provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. The process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.

The Inova RN provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. The process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 6 months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting *Prefer 2 years plus of nursing experience with 1 year plus in ICU

  • Education: BSN or MSN or If Associates Degree RN-Within 6 months of start date, meet with nurse leader:

  • Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend

  • Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses

  • Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.

Complete BSN within 24 months of start date

  • BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required

  • RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RN

  • Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others. Proficient computer skills required.

Posting Title: REGISTERED NURSE PRN CC CVICU-Alexandria Hospital

Facility Location: Inova Alexandria Hospital

Work Site Location: INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL

Work Site Address: 4320 SEMINARY ROAD

Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA

Department: CARDIOVASCULAR ICU

Schedule Type: PRN

Schedule: Days Vary

Shift: 12 hour Day/Night

Job ID: 31442BR