Registered Nurse Fellow -Adult Psychiatric Unit-
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is seeking a Full-Time, night shift Registered Nurse Fellow on the Psychiatry Unit.
Shift: 3 x 12Hrs night (7:00 pm - 7:00 AM)
*This position is eligible for a Sign-On and Relocation bonus for qualified candidates.*
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.
The in-patient adult psychiatric unit is a 41 bed unit comprised of three wings:
•14 bed mood unit
•15 bed acute psychiatric unit
•12 bed psychiatric medical unit
The in-patient adult psychiatric unit is located at Inova Fairfax Hospital, named the #1 Hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Report's annual hospital rankings. Our inpatient units provide our clients with safety, structure, and stabilization provided by our inter-disciplinary team. Therapeutic group activities, including creative art therapy, are held throughout the day. The average nurse to patient ratio is 6:1.
As a Registered Nurse (RN) Fellow, you will communicate effectively with patients, families, team members and medical providers. To help achieve our mission, you will create a collaborative team working environment while displaying respect for and an understanding of various clinical disciplines. Using a focused and integrated approach toward improving desired patient outcomes and patient experience of care delivery is of vital importance. Your participation in learning new knowledge, developing new skills and meeting program objectives to be able to practice in assigned patient care delivery settings while utilizing and applying new knowledge is essential. Demonstrating s willingness to learn under the direct supervision of an experienced RN and through various other training formats is required.
•A minimum of 6 months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting
•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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