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Registered Nurse Emergency Trauma Specialist

Fairfax Medical Campus 619528 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

Inova Fairfax Hospital’s Level 1 ED Trauma Unit is looking for a Full time Trauma Nurse Specialist 

Sign-on and relocation bonus available!

We have great benefits! 

Competitive Sign-on Bonus (up to 20k)
Tuition Reimbursement
Loan Forgiveness Program
Clinical Advancement Ladder
InovaWell program (health and wellness)
401K matching program
Paid Parental Leave

This role works as a clinical expert and leader within the department.  In addition to being present in all trauma activations as a resource to the RNs in the trauma bay as well as the patient, the TNS:

  • Is a resource for new equipment/processes used in the ED 
  • Is efficient in all roles (Charge, Triage Team lead, Communications room, etc…)
  • Assists with the Trauma Nurse Orientation program
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital Emergency Room is Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Emergency Trauma Center for treating the most critically injured patients
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus has been awarded straight A’s in patient safety two consecutive years
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal for Stroke Care
  • Radiology and lab services open 24/7, radiology and CT scans occur onsite in the emergency room
    As an Inova Trauma Nurse Specialist you will:
  • Provide knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team.
  • Serves as a preceptor and mentor for the unit
  • Use an integrated approach toward patient outcomes
  • Utilize standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.

 Experience Required: Recent hospital emergency/trauma room experience and /or previous nursing practice experience.
Min: Two years of RN ED experience in a Leveled Trauma hospital.
Strongly prefer 2 years of Level 1 ED experience. 
CEN certification required within 6 months of hire.
Clinical Certification required. BLS,  ACLS, PALS and ATCN or TNCC.
Minimum: BSN
Degree from an accredited school of nursing
Licensure: Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.

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