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Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE PRN in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia

Job Description

Inter Mediate Care Unit 28

Our Unit: Inter Mediate Care Unitis an exciting and fast-paced environment with dynamic team that focuses on excellence in patient care, exceptional teamwork, and outstanding culture of respect for all team members. Our nurses are driven and provide knowledgeable and caring patient care while maintaining a positive and supportive work environment and practicing the most effective and safest care possible. Our organization provides the opportunities for advancement through the Inova ADVANCE RN Clinical Ladder. Our culture fosters a spirit of growth, collaboration, critical thinking, and accountability. This is a great opportunity for an experienced nurse looking to move to a higher acuity patient care area and for a new graduate nurse looking to start their nursing journey in a great, supportive learning environment! The Intermediate Care Unit is a 20 bed acute care unit with the goal to provide transition level care to patients who while stable, still require a high degree of support and monitoring. The IMCU patient population consists of patients with a wide range of medical conditions, including but not limited to respiratory disorders, wide variety of medical disorders, and Ventilator/Tracheostomy management,chronic and advanced heart failure, acute heart failure exacerbation requiring Bipap/highflow/high level diuresis, advanced pulmonary hypertension, sepsis, and other diseases/health conditions.

Key characteristics of our unit include: entirely private patient care rooms, competitive nurse to patient ratios with 1:3/4 for both day and night shift,assignments are based on patient acuity and staff skill level , highly involved management team consisting of clinical director, unit supervisors, and clinical educators and mentors providing consistent training and education and ensuring robust support.

At Inova, safety is the foundation of everything we do. You’re always safe at Inova. Our commitment to quality starts with the safety of our team members. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our employees.

*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

  • Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors

  • Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas

  • Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities

  • All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines

Requirements

Requirements

  • BSN or ADN At least six months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting (Telemetry and Ventilator experience preferred).
  • If RN has an AD, within 6 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

  • Accredited School of nursing

  • BLS for Healthcare Provider certification requirments

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

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