Registered Nurse Fellow Labor and Delivery

Employer
Inova Health System
Location
Alexandria City, Virginia
Posted
Sep 29, 2021
Closes
Oct 30, 2021
Ref
2488406322
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Labor and Delivery Unit at Inova Alexandria Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse Fellow (experienced RN interested in changing specialty to L&D). The work schedule is full-time, day/night, 3 x 12 hour shifts per week.

Inova Alexandria Labor and Delivery is a 13-bed unit, complimented by 3 operating suites, 4 PACU beds, and 4 Clinical Decision beds. Approximately, 3,600 deliveries take place each year, including deliveries for high-risk obstetric patients. In our Clinical Decision Unit (Labor and Delivery Triage), we can care for as many as 450 patients a month. The L&D Unit delivers approximately 10 to 15 babies each day.

Nurse To Patient Ratios

2:1 during early stages of labor

1:1 once patient is active and begins pushing

1:1 for all C-sections, epidural placements, TOLAC and fetal demises.

1:1 or up to 3:1 for antepartum patients, depending on level of acuity.

Watch this video to learn more about childbirth services at Inova Alexandria Hospital: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbgqvS-YU44

Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national recognition for healthcare excellence . From babies to seniors, Inova Alexandria Hospital Provides World-Class Medical Care. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to help ensure we meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve today and in the future.

The Inova RN Fellow
  • The RN Fellowship program will develop the necessary clinical skills to practice nursing in a competent manner within a specified service line. The RN Fellow, in an atmosphere of acceptance and support, will learn under the direct supervision of an experienced RN and through various other training formats.
  • The RN Fellow participates in learning new knowledge, developing new skills, and meeting program objectives to be able to practice in assigned patient care delivery setting utilizing and applying new knowledge. The RN Fellow will be given time to learn, opportunities to practice, and mentoring to imbed the newly learned skills and knowledge.
  • Communicates effectively with patients and families, team members and medical providers. Creates a collaborative team working environment. Has respect for and understanding of clinical disciplines. Uses a focused, integrated approach toward improving patient outcomes and the patient experience of care delivery.
Benefits
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive paid time off (PTO) accruals that increases with tenure
  • Seven annual holidays in addition to your PTO
  • Competitive 401k match
  • Educational assistance
  • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
  • Free parking for all Inova team members at all Inova locations
Requirements
  • A minimum of 6 months of Registered Nurse or RN changing specialty area of practice
  • 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.
About Us

Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

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