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Registered Nurse Weekend NICU Full Time

Fairfax Medical Campus 620076 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

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 L.J. Murphy 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.

Inova Fairfax Hospital is seeking an experienced NICU nurse with at least 1 year of direct NICU experience for the Weekend Premium Program. 

Schedule: Full Time- rotating shift

FTE Status and Shifts

  • Full Time - .9 FTE (Three 12 hour shifts, totaling 36 hours per week)
    • Weekend Days
      • Friday/Saturday/Sunday
      • Saturday/Sunday/Monday
    • Weekend Nights
      • Friday/Saturday/Sunday


Commitment Options

  • Option 1
    • Six Month Option: 30 week commitment (to align with 6 week schedules)
    • Commitment to 28 weekends in 30 weeks
    • One major and one minor holiday if applicable


  • Option 2
    • One Year Option: 48 weekend commitment
    • Commitment 48 weekends 52 weeks
    • One major and one minor holiday if applicable


Department Specific Information
Inova L. J. Murphy’s 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.


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
American Heart Association BLS certification for Healthcare Provider.
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.