Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE CC IFMC- Cardiac ICU Night Shift in FALLS CHURCH, Virginia

Job Description

We Value Your Experience

This position is eligible for a $20,000 Sign On Bonus!

Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $20,000 in reimbursable relocation expenses. Your Critical Care RN experience must be within the same specialty area you are hired into. Those entering fellowship programs are not eligible. Accepting the bonus requires signing a 3 year employment agreement.

We are seeking a full time experienced RN for the Cardiac ICU at Inova Fairfax Hospital This is a Night Shift position, 3x12 hour shifts/week.

The Cardiac ICU is a 24-bed unit on the first floor of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Patients admitted to the unit have diagnoses primarily involving the cardiac system, and may or may not require invasive intervention. All patients require cardiac monitoring and are considered critically ill or unstable. They require frequent nursing assessment, and therapeutic intervention. Admission criteria to the unit outline the parameters for patient admission to the unit. The criteria include, but are not limited to the following diagnoses, clinical parameters, therapeutic interventions and equipment: -Evidence of or suspected acute myocardial infarction within 24hours -Unstable angina -IV nitroglycerin requiring titration for chest pain -Emergent thrombolytic and/or anti-coagulation therapy -Invasive cardiac monitoring -Critical or unstable arrhythmias resulting in hemodynamic instability -Pre and post cardiac arrest -Patients requiring Mechanical ventilation -Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) -Cardiogenic shock -Patients requiring continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) -Patients requiring therapeutic hypothermia post cardiac arrest -Potential or actual complications related to complex or interventional cardiac procedures -Pre and post electrophysiology study and ablation care -Patients requiring temporary trans venous pacemakers -Pre heart transplant care -End stage cardiomyopathy/heart failure care -Unstable heart failure requiring acute intervention and monitoring.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 1 year Critical Care RN experience

  • 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 & ACLS 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.

Posting Title: REGISTERED NURSE CC IFMC- Cardiac ICU Night Shift

Facility Location: Inova Fairfax Hospital

Work Site Location: INOVA FAIRFAX MEDICAL CAMPUS

Work Site Address: 3300 GALLOWS ROAD

Work Site City/State: FALLS CHURCH, VA

Department: CORONARY CARE UNIT

Schedule Type: full time

Schedule: Days Vary

Shift: 12 hour Night

Job ID: 30033BR