Registered Nurse Fellow - Labor and Delivery

Employer
Inova Health System
Location
Fairfax County, Virginia
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2326289379
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is a top-ranked 182-bed acute care community hospital serving the rapidly growing suburbs of Northern Virginia. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is committed to providing safe care, excellent service and is continuously striving to improve each patient's unique experience. That's why every patient we serve is a VIP - a Very Important Patient.

The Labor and Delivery Unit at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is seeking a full-time, night shift Registered Nurse Fellow (experienced RN interested in making a change in specialty to L&D). This position is 3 x 12 hour shifts, 7:00pm to 7:00am.

The Labor and Delivery unit, which has recently undergone a beautiful renovation, consists of thirteen private labor and delivery rooms, an eight-bed triage/PACU area, and three operating rooms. The types of patients range from low risk deliveries to high-risk patients with pre-existing multisystem medical and obstetrical problems. The usual staffing assignment consists of 1 RN for 2 laboring patients and change to 1 nurse to 1 patient based on acuity and phase of labor. The team is committed to meeting the highest standards in quality care and patient experience and is proud of their continuing Magnet status.

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
Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.
  • Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
  • Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
  • Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
  • Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
  • All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
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.
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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. Inova is home to Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org.