Registered Nurse (RN) Pediatric Specialty Care Unit
Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: November 19, 2023
We are seeking an experienced RN to join the Pediatric Specialty
Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital/ Inova L. J Children's
Hospital. Schedule: Full Time Night shift
Is this the next step in your career Find out if you are the right
candidate by reading through the complete overview below.
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.
Inova L. J. Murphy Children's Hospital is an award-winning,
full-service children's hospital that offers the highest level of
dedicated pediatric care in Northern Virginia.
Department Information: The 22-bed Pediatric Specialty Care Unit
(formerly known as PIMC unit/ Peds step down unit) takes
intermediate level patients as well as cardiac and renal diagnoses.
Nurses also care for pediatric patients with all diagnoses
requiring step-down care. Nurse ratios are 3:1 for IMC status
patients and 4-5 :1 for floor status patients.
The RN Fellowship program will develop the necessary clinical
skills to practice nursing in a competent manner within a specified
service line. The RN Fellow, in an atmosphere of acceptance and
support, will learn under the direct supervision of an experienced
RN and through various other training formats. The RN Fellow
participates in learning new knowledge, developing new skills, and
meeting program objectives to be able to practice in assigned
patient care delivery setting utilizing and applying new
The RN Fellow will be given time to learn, opportunities to
practice, and mentoring to imbed the newly learned skills and
knowledge. Communicates effectively with patients and families,
team members and medical providers. Creates a collaborative team
working environment. Has respect for and understanding of clinical
disciplines. Uses a focused, integrated approach toward improving
patient outcomes and the patient experience of care delivery.
Schedule: Full time, Night shift.
Candidates are eligible to receive up to $20,000 as a competitive
sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will
also receive relocation assistance.
* A minimum of one year of Registered Nurse clinical experience or
RN changing specialty area of practice.
* Education: BSN or MSN or ADN required. If RN has an ADN, must
complete BSN within 24 months of state date.
* American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider
* RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of
Virginia as a RN.
* Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication
* Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a
caring demeanor towards others.
* Proficient computer skills required.
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