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Registered Nurse Pediatric Intensive Care Unit - PICU - Pediatric Intensive Care

Company: Inova Fairfax Hospital
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Pediatric Intensive Care 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.

Our nationally recognized, 226-bed Inova Children's Hospital houses comprehensive medical services and specialists who focus on the unique treatment of younger patients. Inova Children's Hospital is an award-winning, full-service children's hospital devoted to the healthcare of infants, children and adolescents in the Northern Virginia area.

Why Inova? Follow the link to learn more about us! History of Inova

We honor our RN'S for providing world-class healthcare-every time, every touch- to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve! Follow the link to learn about our Nurse's!

We are seeking an experienced Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Registered Nurse. Two years' PICU or ICU experience with pediatric cardiac experienced strongly preferred.

Department Specific Information

The PICU at Inova Children's Hospital is the only one of its kind in Northern Virginia. Our multi-specialty level I unit provides advanced technology and intensive care for critically ill and injured patients from birth to age 21. The unit has earned recognition for the care given to our region's most fragile children, including the AACCN Beacon Silver Award for Pediatric Critical Care Excellence . The PICU has 26-beds including 8 CVICU beds.

Shift: FT (36 hr/wk-3-12's) nights or rotating 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.


At least 1 year of RN clinical experience in a Critical Care setting or completion of a Critical Care fellowship.

1 - 2 years of Pediatric ICU experience strongly preferred.

Education: BSN or MSN or

If Associates Degree RN - Within 6 months of start date, meet with nurse leader:

* 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

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.

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Keywords: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Washington DC , Registered Nurse Pediatric Intensive Care Unit - PICU - Pediatric Intensive Care, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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