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Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Surgical Stepdown Unit

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Sentara - Digital CWS

Norfolk, VA 23501
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

None, unless noted in the \"Other\" section below

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

None, unless noted in the \"Other\" section below

Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring a Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Surgical Stepdown Unit! (4HH)

This position is Full Time Day Shift.

Department Overview:
  • This unit provides high acuity cardiac care for pre and post cardiac surgery patients to include: bypass surgery, cardiac valve repairs/replacements, thoracic surgery/lung diagnostics, and other cardiac based procedures and treatments.
  • Dedicated to high quality care, patient outcomes, safety and teamwork is a standard of the staff
  • Nurses handle 3-4 patients on this unit based on acuity level
Click here to learn more about Sentara Heart Hospital!

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE !

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!
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New Hire Education Requirement: All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU/EP/Advanced Heart Failure Center/SMG Cardiology Practices- ACLS within 1 year of hire; All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care unit, ccu, infusion, intensive, intensive care, maternal, nurse clinical, surgery, transitional

Reference: 666635449

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