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Registered Nurse Cardiac Telemetry North

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Magnet - designation, the most prestigious accolade for nursing excellence, to our hospital in December 2020. Currently, only 8.5% of hospitals in the nation hold Magnet - designation and Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to be part of this select group. The new Magnet designation is in addition to several other prestigious recognitions which include: a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), being named by IBM Watson Health as one the nation's highest performing hospitals, and among the top 10 Major Teaching Hospitals , an A for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, the #1 hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Reports, and being nationally ranked in gynecologic care.

We are seeking a full time experienced nurse to join our team on the Cardiac Telemetry North Unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute. CTUN is a fast paced unit with core values of team work, patient advocacy, and service excellence. Our culture encourages staff to function with high standards of critical thinking, autonomy, and respect for the multidisciplinary team.

Sign On/Relocation Bonus Information:

This Experienced RN position is eligible for a competitive Sign On and Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates. Those entering the RN Fellowship Program are not eligible.

Our specialty patient population includes but is not limited to:
Chronic and Advanced Heart Failure
Acute heart failure exacerbation requiring Bipap/highflow/high level diuresis
Pre- and post-heart and lung transplant
Pre-operative open heart patients
Mechanical Circulatory Support and Ventricular Assist Devices
Advanced Pulmonary Hypertension

Key aspects of our unit that allows us to perform high quality care:
Entirely private patient care rooms
Strong focus on unit based education
Competitive nursing ratios with 3-4:1 on days and 4-5:1 on nights
Highly trained charge nurses out of staffing 24/7 for resource
Highly involved core management team including our clinical director, unit supervisors, and patient navigator to assist with education and transitional care needs
A zero tolerance policy for negativity or disrespect between team members
Clinical technicians to provide CNA and phlebotomy support

Qualities That Would Make You Right For Our Team
Critical thinking skills
Autonomy
Flexibility
Proactivity
Delegation skills
Eagerness to learn
Compassion
Effective communication skills
Creative care strategies for chronic patients
Above all a passion for patient care

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.

http://www.inovaheart.org

Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.
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

At least six months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting.
BLS for Healthcare Provider certification required.
RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as an RN.
Accredited School of nursing.
BSN or AD
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
This position is eligible for a Sign On and Relocation bonus for qualified candidates.

About Us

Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org.

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Registered Nurse Cardiac Telemetry North, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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