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Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia

Job Description

We are a seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for our Medical Unit-Night shift at Inova Alexandria Hospital. This is a fast-paced team environment.

The Unit is a 26 bed medical Unit. The Unit sees a variety of medical patients with diverse diagnoses not limited to respiratory, cellulitis, diabetes, geriatrics, etc. We provide opportunity for building and enhancing clinical skills with an educative environment. 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.

Inova Alexandria Hospital has been ranked as the #6 best hospital in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report for 2014-15. The hospital was recognized for high performance nationally in six specialties and was ranked 8th best hospital in the state of Virginia.

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. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. 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. Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and 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. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.

Requirements

A minimum of 6 months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting

  • 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.

Work Site Location: INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL

Work Site Address: 4320 SEMINARY ROAD

Schedule: Every Other Weekend

Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA

Shift: 12 hour Night

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