In our Magnet-designated Level II Trauma Center's fast-paced, high acuity critical care step down unit, you will find interdisciplinary collaboration, shared governance and excellent patient outcomes. Bring your critical thinking skills to this high energy department and provide an advanced level of care to patients from: Post-cardiac Thoracic Neurosurgery Qualifications: Registered Nurse licensed to practice in Virginia is required. BSN is preferred; as of March, 2014, all new hire RN's with an Associate's Degree in Nursing will be required to obtain their BSN within five years. At least 2 yars acute care or acute rehabilitation nursing experience required Successful completion of pre-placement/employment evaluation CPR (AHA Healthcare Provider) required TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Some exposure to communicable diseases or toxic substances, ionizing radiation, therapeutic preparations and other conditions common to a health care environment. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts, carries up to 35 pounds, and pushes items taking up to 50 pounds of initial force. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.