Registered Nurse, Post Surgerical Neuro Back and Neck Unit

Sentara Healthcare

Posted Under: Norfolk, Virginia jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 23501
Posted On: 2020-02-16 00:00:00

Job Title

Registered Nurse, Post Surgerical Neuro Back and Neck Unit


Requisition Id


Department Number and Name

010013135 Cancer Unit 1 - 6 River

Job Description

The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Physical Location

Hospital-Norfolk General

Employment Status

Full time


First (Days)

Job Category

Nursing - All, Nursing - Indeed, Nursing - Medical/Surgical, Nursing - Orthopedics


Norfolk, VA

Required Education

RN-Associate's Degree OR

RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR

RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR

RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR

RN-Master's Level Degree


None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Licenses and Certifications

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support


None, unless noted in the "Other" section below


New Hire Education Requirement: All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

Job Posting

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital located in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Registered Nurse for the Neuro Back and Neck Unit. This unit is nationally recognized by the Blue Distinction Plus designation program. This program recognizes healthcare facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering high quality specialty care.

The Back & Neck Center is a specialized neurosurgical unit that provides comprehensive care to patients that have undergone elective back and neck procedures. In addition to our spine population, there is opportunity to care for a variety of neurosurgical conditions.

The 18 bed surgical unit along with the interdisciplinary team provides post-operative care, pain management, therapy treatment, and education to ensure a smooth and fast recovery. Our priority is to get patients back to their favorite activities as soon as possible.

This team-oriented unit also offers self- scheduling to support work life balance. We provide specialized training through our comprehensive Spine Orientation Series (SOS). Here you will be provided the opportunity to learn and grow within the specialty. We aim for a nurse to patient ratio of 1:5.

This is a Full Time Day Shift Position. Upcoming New Graduate Nurses welcome to apply! All New Graduates will be a part of our Nurse Residency Program.

Sentara Benefits:

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Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

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