Inova Health Systems RN UNIT SUPERVISOR in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia
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Unit 25/IMCU is an adult 52-bed Neurological/Cardiac Telemetry Unit. Nursing care is provided to medical, neurologic (Acute Stroke, Rule out Stroke, TIA) and cardiac patients in all phases of their disease process including initial diagnosis, treatment, and discharge. Each room is equipped with oxygen outlets, compressed air outlets and vacuum outlets. The patient population is 18 years old and older with a patient/nurse ratio of 4-5 to 1.
We are looking for a Unit Supervisor that will act as a front line leader who is accountable for delivering highly reliable results related to Quality and Best Practices to improve clinical operation of the unit; embraces, uses and understands the research behind nursing practice and quality tools. Supports unit-based shared governance and decentralized decision-making structures and processes Role model who leads by example in delivering Service Always and in making Patient Experience a priority on unit(s) of responsibility. This is a full time night shift position.
Candidates are eligible* to receive a competitive sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive relocation expenses. Your Critical Care RN experience must be within the same specialty area you are hired into. Those entering fellowship programs are not eligible.*
Inova hospitals were once again awarded ‘A’ grades for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there’s no safer place for you to work.
Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
Strict PPE requirements for all staff and visitors
All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
New safety wayfinding and social distancing signage is installed everywhere
Waiting rooms and registration areas are arranged for social distancing
We deep-clean our facilities nightly; we wipe surfaces and sanitize throughout the day
Hand sanitizer is available everywhere at all times
All team members are required to practice frequent hand washing
Patients with symptoms are immediately directed to separate exam rooms
Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
Inova operates drive-through Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
At least one year of Registered Nurse Clinical experience required; More than two years of Registered Nurse Clinical Experience specific to the focus of nursing unit is preferred
Recent Acute Care experience and/or nursing practice experience
BSN or MSN Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
**An exception may be granted for RNs who do not have a BSN. Associate Degree RN’s must be able to obtain BSN within one year of hire
Special training Completion of revised Charge Nurse Workshop within the first 90 days
Previous leadership course completion preferred
RN License to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia
BLS for Healthcare Provider certification required
CEN or ACLS certification desired
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exhibits leadership ability that fosters teamwork and retention
Demonstrates professionalism and ability to remain calm and lead in dynamic and busy situations
Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office and healthcare software required
Strong problem-solving capabilities and prioritization
Can serve as a resource and mentor to other clinical staff on the unit.
Work Site Location: INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL
Work Site Address: 4320 SEMINARY ROAD
Schedule: Days Vary
Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA
Shift: 12 hour Night