**We are seeking a full time experienced RN for the Cardiac ICU at Inova Fairfax Hospital**
12 hour night shift; 7:00pm-7:00am
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
IV nitroglycerin requiring titration for chest pain
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.
We Value Your Experience
This position is eligible for a $15,000 or $20,000 Sign On Bonus!
Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $15,000 or $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $15,000 in 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 either a 2 or 3 year employment agreement.
A minimum of 1 year Critical Care/ICU 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 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.
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.