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Registered Nurse (RN) Main Tower OR

Fairfax Medical Campus 620147 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus 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 Main Tower Operating Room (OR) consists of 22 ORs that are currently under construction and is growing to 30 brand new state of the art ORs by 2022. Our unit is proud to serve as a high acuity, fast paced, multispecialty operating room and as Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma facility. Our diverse teammates and complex patient population makes working in Tower OR exciting, with endless opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our clinical ladder program rewards teammates who are interested in obtaining CST/CNOR certification, those who demonstrate leadership, and take initiative to improve patient outcomes through clinical excellence. The Tower OR teammates demonstrate high personal accountability, resilience, teamwork, and continuous learning; we are looking for eager and adaptive personalities to join our team!
Hours of Operation:
Tower OR is open 24/7, serving as the regions only Level 1 Trauma facility! Therefore, hours will vary and will be discussed/agreed upon based on unit needs at the time of your hire. Leadership makes efforts to accommodate and support those in educational programs, as well as those experiencing COVID-19 related hardships.
Current Needs Include:
Dayshift: 8h & 12h shifts
Nights: 8h & 12h shifts
Swing-shift: 12h shifts
Weekends: 8h & 12h shifts
(Call is rotated)
Inclusion criteria:
Our team is equipped to handle any complex or simple procedure that comes through the door, including but not limited to: Neurosurgery, Spine, Orthopedics, Surgical Oncology, Urology, Plastics, Robotics, Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, General, Trauma, Thoracic, Vascular, Dental, OMFS, Colorectal, Hepatobiliary and Transplant!


  • Minimum of one year direct Operating Room Registered Nurse experience is required 
  • Multi-specialty trained Operating Room nurse is highly desired
  • BSN or ADN Graduate of an accredited school of nursing: If RN has an ADN, within six 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
  • RN License to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider certification required (AHA)
  • Must be available to take call and rotate weekends, holidays and off-shifts
  • CNOR and Level 1 Trauma experience encouraged but not required