Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is looking for a full time night shift RN to provide care to a diverse medical surgical population.
Services of the Medical-Surgical/Orthopedic and Pediatric Unit include the pre and post-operative care of the surgical patient and the stabilization of medical patients. Our patient population is admitted from the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU), the emergency department, other healthcare facilities, physician’s offices and other nursing units from within this facility. The majority of our patient population includes adult and geriatric individuals who are acutely ill, recovering from surgery or injury or after a therapeutic procedure. Patients with a stable cardiac history requiring telemetry monitoring for a 24 hour period, are also admitted to this unit. Care is also provided to pediatric patients, age 15 and older recovering from surgery.
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. 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.
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 MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL
Work Site Address: 2501 PARKERS LANE
Schedule: Monday-Friday with every other weekend
Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA
Shift: 12 hour Night