Registered Nurse, NICU

Employer
Virginia Hospital Center
Location
Arlington County, Virginia
Posted
Jun 13, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
2226037712
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Registered Nurse - NICU

Virginia Hospital Center is a strong advocate for its nurses and provides a true collaborative environment in which the healthcare team works closely together, bringing skill, experience and mutual respect to the task of providing superior medical care for our patients.

At Virginia Hospital Center, our nursing staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the nursing profession. Nurses at Virginia Hospital Center are recognized for excellence in patient care by patients and by national and regional organizations. Virginia Hospital Center is among the 7% of hospital staffs nationwide that achieve the Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, signifying the highest level of recognition in nursing excellence.

We have a Level 3 NICU and care for neonates from 23 weeks through full term in our 28 patient rooms, with a variety of disease processes. Our unit can accommodate as many as 44 patients with an average daily census of 17 patients. Orientation is approximately 11 weeks and incorporates the AWHONN Neonatal Orientation and Education Program. We us a self-scheduling model on a 6 week day/night rotation. Holiday requirement is every other Holiday.

Responsibilities

* Actively participates in working towards the organizational and departmental goals for providing exceptional patient experiences
* Collaborates with patient and healthcare team to assess, plan, implement, and/or evaluate patient's plan of care.
* Assures quality of care by adhering to industry standards and measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and benchmarks.
* Consistently assesses, identifies and addresses patient's educational needs and barriers to learning.
* Maintains safe working environment and patient safety by complying with hospital policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
* Demonstrates knowledge and technical skills to perform all duties required to care for patients.

Qualifications

* RN Licensure with Reciprocity in the state of Virginia
* BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR & NRP required
* NICU experience highly preferred.