Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is seeking a full-time, day shift Registered Nurse on the In-Patient Psychiatry Unit
This position is 3 x 12 hour shifts per week, 7:00am to 7:00pm
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s in-patient Psychiatric Unit is a 30 bed, inpatient behavioral health unit that sees only adult patients. Our inpatient units provide our clients with safety, structure, and stabilization provided by our experienced team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, counselors, and case managers. The average nurse to patient ratio is 6:1.
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is an award winning, 237-bed hospital offering patients convenience and exceptional care in a community environment. Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has again been awarded a grade of "A" for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group. We have earned this important recognition every year since 2014. In February 2019, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital was again awarded a rating of "five stars" from the CMS, the highest honor, reflecting superior clinical quality and patient care.
The Inova Registered Nurse:
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. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. 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.
Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and 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. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.
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.
Work Site Location: INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL
Work Site Address: 2501 PARKERS LANE
Schedule: Monday-Friday with every other weekend
Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA
Shift: 12 hour Day