Registered Nurse Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Magnet® designation, the most prestigious accolade for nursing excellence, to our hospital in December 2020. Currently, only 8.5% of hospitals in the nation hold Magnet® designation and Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to be part of this select group. The new Magnet designation is in addition to several other prestigious recognitions which include: a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), being named by IBM Watson Health as one the nation's highest performing hospitals, and among the top 10 Major Teaching Hospitals, an A for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, the #1 hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Reports, and being nationally ranked in gynecologic care.
Our nationally recognized, 226-bed Inova L. J. Murphy Children’s Hospital houses comprehensive medical services and specialists who focus on the unique treatment of younger patients. Inova Children's Hospital is an award-winning, full-service children’s hospital devoted to the healthcare of infants, children and adolescents in the Northern Virginia area.
Sign On/Relocation Bonus Information
This Experienced RN position is eligible for a competitive Sign-On and Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates. Those entering an RN Fellowship Program are not eligible.
Department Specific Information
Inova Children's Hospital is home to the largest, most comprehensive subspecialty neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the region. Our 108-bed, Level IV NICU cares for high-risk infants requiring specialized care and observation. The NICU is also the first in the nation to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for Prematurity. This certification represents the highest level of care for premature birth patients.
Shift: FT rotating.
The Inova Nurse 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
Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner
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
Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge
Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery
Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and 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
Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving
IND1 #LI-CR2 (for internal use only)
At least 1 year of RN clinical experience in a Critical Care setting or completion of a Critical Care fellowship.
1 - 2 years of NICU experience strongly preferred.
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.