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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

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Clinical Nurse Instructor/Clinical Mentor Extender

Cambridge Court 620301 Part Time 8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

The Inova Nursing Professional Development Department is seeking several PRN Clinical Mentor Extenders to provide New Nurse support and provide instruction during new grad boot camp.

Hours are M - F (4pm - 10pm) and Saturday/Sunday (10am - 4pm). Schedule requirement: at least 1 day per week plus 1 weekend shift every third week. 

The RN will select 2 primary campuses but there may be a potential to be assigned to all 5 campuses depending area of greatest need. Will only be assigned to one campus per shift, will not be expected to travel to different campuses while on shift.

RN will receive hand-off from clinical mentor at assigned campus with a list of newly hired RNs that may need extra support, new graduates could be assigned in any specialty area so experience and support provided will be general in nature. RN will also support Bootcamp for New Grad nurses.

Some examples of assistance needed could include

  • Enhancing communication skills- Formulating messages for providers
  • Time management skills
  • Talking through a new skill
  • Providing resources deferring to expertise
  • Increase confidence in decision making
  • Assist with ability to prioritize

This is an evolving role and the expectation is to provide positive ongoing support to our new grads while role modeling Inova’s values.

Bootcamp- Wednesday’s from 0730-1430 AM shift and an occasional PM shift from 1400-2030

New Graduate Boot Camp: six-hour course provided to all new graduate RNs to help increase confidence and competency in major COVID care related experiences as well as prioritization and clinical deterioration.

(For internal purposes only: IND1 #LI-CR2)

Additional Requirements
-Three years of progressive experience in an acute care clinical setting.
-Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
-Ability to facilitate clinical based employee training in a classroom setting so as to improve clinical outcomes.
-BLS certification required from the American Heart Association.
-Eligible to be trained as an AHA BLS Instructor.
-Licensed Registered Nurse.