Registered Nurse Pediatrics Medical Surgical
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We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse on the Pediatric Medical Surgical Unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Unit Description: The Pediatric Medical Surgical Unit is a 48-bed unit that sees patients from birth to 21 years old. The unit sees all sorts of pediatric patients. Some of the most common admitting diagnoses are asthma, RSV, seizures, dehydration, poor feeding, suicide attempts, and headaches. The most common surgeries performed are appendicitis, bowel obstructions, general abdominal surgery and tonsils. The patient/nurse ratio is usually 4 to 5 patients to 1 RN.
Schedule: Full time ( 3-12 hour shifts)- rotating shift.
Candidates are eligible to receive up to $20,000 as a competitive sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive relocation assistance.
At least 6 months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting. Strongly preferred Peds RN with at least 2-years of experience.
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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