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Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Surgical Acute Care

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Sentara - Digital CWS

Chesapeake, VA 23320
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 an experienced Registered Nurse for the Cardiac Surgical Acute Care Unit!

This position is Full Time Night Shift.

About the Unit:
  • 12-bed Cardiac Surgery Acute Critical care Unit
  • Nurses provide service to any patients that have undergone open-heart surgery
  • Management and titration of up to 2 vasopressors or 2 anti-hypertensives
  • Management and monitoring arterial and CVP pressure lines
  • Providing support to patient on high flow oxygen and BiPap
  • Telemetry monitoring in addition to a central monitoring station
  • Nurse-patient ratio is typically 2:1
Sentara Benefits:

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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.

Keywords: Cardiac Surgical, Acute Care, Critical Care, Heart, Telemetry, New Grad

Associated topics: cardiothoracic, domiciliary, intensive care, maternal, nurse clinical, nurse rn, registed, surgical, tcu, unit

Reference: 666637258

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