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Registered Nurse Cardiovascular Stepdown Unit - Cardiac Stepdown

Company: Inova Fairfax Hospital
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Cardiovascular Stepdown Unit
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.

CVSD is an exciting and fast-paced environment that focuses on excellence in patient care, exceptional teamwork, and outstanding culture. Our nurses are driven at maintaining a positive and supportive work environment and practicing the most effective and safest care possible. Our culture fosters a spirit of growth, collaboration, critical thinking, and accountability. Our patient population primarily consists of cardiovascular (CV) surgery patients including, but not limited to: coronary artery bypass (CABG), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), mitra-clips, thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), and various thoracic surgery patients.

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.

Key characteristics of our unit include: Bi-weekly multidisciplinary education sessions, entirely private patient care rooms, competitive nurse to patient ratios with 3-4:1 for both day and night shift, highly trained resource and charge nurses proving support on every shift, highly involved management team consisting of clinical director, unit supervisors, and patient care navigator providing consistent training and education and ensuring robust support.

We are looking for nurses that have the following qualities: Passion for Nursing Care, Positivity, Willingness to Learn, Excellent Communication Skills, Autonomy, Critical Thinking. Come join our Team!


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

o Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend

o Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses

o Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.

o Complete BSN within 24 months of start date

Keywords: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Washington DC , Registered Nurse Cardiovascular Stepdown Unit - Cardiac Stepdown, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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