Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE OR in FALLS CHURCH, Virginia
This is a full time RN position in the Women's PACU. Primary hours are 10a-10p or 11a-11p.
External candidates may qualify for a sign on bonus of $15K or $20K having two or more years of PACU nursing experience
The Women’s PACU is part of the Women’s Hospital here at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. We care for patients after surgery in two service lines: Obstetrics and Gynecology. Our ideal candidate has at least one year of PACU experience or Critical Care nursing background.
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.
One year of PACU/Critical Care Nursing experience is required (must have two years experience in order to qualify for bonus)
Solid PACU/LDR experience is highly preferred
Previous experience in a similar unit is highly desired
RN License to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia
BLS for Healthcare Provider certification required
ACLS & PALS certification
BSN or ADN Graduate of an accredited school of nursing If RN has an ADN, within six months of start date the RN must meet with their nurse leader and:
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
Work Site Location: INOVA FAIRFAX MEDICAL CAMPUS
Work Site Address: 3300 GALLOWS ROAD
Schedule: Monday-Friday with rotating weekends
Work Site City/State: FALLS CHURCH, VA