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Registered Nurse (RN) Pediatric Specialty Care Unit

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 knowledge.

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 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.

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Registered Nurse (RN) Pediatric Specialty Care Unit, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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