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Registered Nurse Fellow CVICU - .75 FTE

Fairfax Medical Campus 615136 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

We are seeking a full time Registered Nurse Fellow for the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IHVI).  D/N rotation -5 x 12 hour shifts every 2 weeks. This is still classified as full time. CVICU is the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery ICU. We are a 24-bed unit in the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, VA

The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) is a 24-bed unit in the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, Virginia. Patients admitted to the CVICU include, but are not limited to, post cardiac surgery, post vascular surgery, heart failure requiring invasive cardiac monitoring, and other medical or surgical diagnosis requiring intense and continuous monitoring. The CVICU is also a very specialized unit that cares for the most critically ill patients within Inova. These complex, critically ill patients require the best care the nursing profession has to offer.
A sample of these patients includes: 

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting  Heart Transplant - Lung Transplant 
Heart and Lung Transplant  
Heart Failure  
Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Management 
Total Artificial Heart  
Cardiogenic Shock  
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)  
Minimally Invasive valve replacement  
Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)  
MAZE procedure  
Surgical intervention for Atrial Fibrillation  
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)  
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)  
Therapeutic Hypothermia post cardiac arrest  
Thrombolytic Therapy related to Vascular Emergencies

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.


•A minimum of 6 months experience as a RN (prefer 1-2 years cardiac). 
•Education - BSN or AD
If RN has an AD, within 6 months of start date the RN must meet with their nurse leader and:
-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 and ACLS strongly preferred (must obtain within first 3 months) 
•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