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Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Telemetry Unit 4

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

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 teamwork, patient advocacy, and service excellence. Our culture encourages staff to function with high standards of critical thinking, autonomy, and respect for the multidisciplinary team.
*This position is eligible for a Sign On and Relocation bonus for qualified candidates.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 careWe 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.

        At least one year 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.* Education: BSN from an accredited school of nursing. If RN has an Associates Degree (ADN); must complete BSN within 24 months of start date.

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Telemetry Unit 4, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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