Inova Health Systems REGISTERED NURSE PRN in ALEXANDRIA, Virginia
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We are looking for a PRN day/night shift Registered Nurse for our IMC Unit at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital to perform comprehensive assessment by interpreting multiple, sometimes conflicting data, formulates an individualized plan of care for patients based on assessment findings, advocates patients rights from the patient/family perspective, coordinates health care and alternate services for patient/family.
The IMCU is a 32 bed, semi-private unit. It’s IMVH’S Telemetry unit, and one of the 2 inpatient units that admit stroke patients. We admit and care for a variety of health issues/diagnosis such as heart failure, stroke, COPD, Acute MI etc.
The Inova RN provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. The process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
A minimum of 6 months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting
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.
Work Site Location: INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL
Work Site Address: 2501 PARKERS LANE
Schedule: Days Vary
Work Site City/State: ALEXANDRIA, VA