REGISTERED NURSE - CVSD, Heart and Vascular Institute


Posted Under: Washington DC, DC jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 20418
Posted On: 2017-11-22 01:00:00

Posting Title REGISTERED NURSE - CVSD, Heart and Vascular Institute Facility Location Inova Fairfax Hospital Work Site Location INOVA FAIRFAX MEDICAL CAMPUS Work Site Address 3300 GALLOWS ROAD Work Site City/State FALLS CHURCH, VA Department CARDIOVASCULAR STEPDOWN Job Description We Value Your ExperienceThis position is eligible for a $20,000 Sign On Bonus! Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $20,000 in reimbursable 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. Accepting the bonus requires signing a 3 year employment agreement.

The Cardiovascular Step Down Unit (CVSDU) is located in the center of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. CVSDU is a fast paced, dynamic unit that is primarily responsible for completing the recovery and discharge process for post operative cardio-vascular, thoracic, and vascular patients. CVSDU is a 28 bed (20 private) unit that focuses care on post surgical patients who have had a CABG, valve replacement, MAZE procedure, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, VATS, lobectomy, pneumonectomy, THEG, or various vascular surgeries such as femoral bypass and CEA. CVSDU prides itself on team work and patient satisfaction and has received top awards for patient satisfaction.

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.

We look forward to you joining our team and allowing us to guide you on your journey to become the best clinical nurse you can be. Please see the link below for additional information regarding Inova---s Heart and Vascular Institute.

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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. Schedule Type full time Schedule Days Vary Shift 12 hour Day/Night Job ID 32700BR