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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics -Interventional Cardiovascular Admission and Recovery

Fairfax Medical Campus 620607 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

Interventional Cardiovascular Admission & Recovery (ICAR) is seeking a Pediatric RN. We are located on the ground floor of the Inova Heart & Vascular Center – Fairfax Medical Campus. This is a fast paced, team oriented unit with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration. Many opportunities for growth and involvement in the unit and hospital initiatives. High acuity, acute setting with flexible scheduling – shifts include:

6am-6pm, 7am-7pm, 11am-11pm, 7pm-7am with minimal weekend requirements.

  • Provide pre-procedure and post-procedure care of outpatient and inpatient populations
  • Electrophysiology procedures- pacemaker/ICD placement, Micra pacemaker, ablations-VT, SVT, A-Fib, A-Flutter, Watchman
  • Cardiac catheterization procedures- left and right heart caths, heart biopsies, ASD/PFO closures, carotid stents
  • Interventional Radiology procedures- angiograms, chemoembolization, IVS filter, Mediports, thrombolysis, venograms, G/J tube placements, nephrostomy and biliary tubes 

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.

Requirements: 

•At least 6 months experience in an acute care setting (prefer pediatrics experience)
•Education - BSN or AD
If RN has an AD, within 6 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
•BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required and ACLS strongly preferred (must obtain within first 3 months)
•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