Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Magnet (r) 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 (r) 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.
Sign On/Relocation Bonus Information:
This Experienced RN position is eligible for a competitive Sign On and Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates.
Those entering the RN Fellowship Program are not eligible.
Department Specific Information:
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a fast-paced critical care environment that places a strong emphasis on teamwork, excellent patient care, and providing a variety of learning opportunities to support the professional growth of our team. Our high performing nursing team works in close collaboration with extensively trained medical colleagues to include a Cardiac Intensivist, Medical Intensivists, Interventionalists and Cardiologists rotating as CICU attending, and Cardiology Fellows.
Our specialty population includes but is not limited to:
Unstable STEMI management and post PCI/PTCA recovery, serving as STEMI response for the campus
Complex cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock management including therapeutic hypothermia, CRRT, ECMO, Impella, and IABP therapies
Complex advanced heart failure management, including traditional LVAD therapies, Heartmate and Heartware, as well state of the art percutaneous VAD devices (Tandem Heart)
Complex unstable arrhythmia management, including care of complicated laser-assisted lead removal for PPM/AICD replacement, and transvenous pacemakers
Advanced pulmonary hypertension therapies including Remodulin and Veletri
Key aspects of our unit that allow us to perform high quality care:
State of the art monitoring devices and frequent exposure to cutting edge technologies and therapies
Highly trained charge nurses out of staffing 24/7 in addition to a resource nurse
A highly engaged core leadership team including nursing, medical, and pharmacy leaders who are invested in the patient care, growth of the program, and success of the team
Medical direction by a highly skilled Cardiac Intensivist in collaboration with Fellowship Program Director, and a Medical Intensivist
Highly trained Cardiac Clinical Specialist
A growing Cardiology Fellow program that supports a model of 24-hour cardiology availability
Clinical technicians whom provide CNA and phlebotomy support
A zero-tolerance policy for negativity and disrespect between team members
A strong emphasis on professional growth and development
Qualities that would make you right for our team:
Excellent critical thinking skills and emergency management
Collaborative approach to patient care
Eagerness to learn
Compassion and empathy
Effective communication skills
Positive and professional attitude
Above all a passion for excellent patient care throughout the care continuum
Schedule: Day/Night rotation or Night Shifts available Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members. * Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE * Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors * Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas * Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities * All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines IHVI
Internal Number: 58624BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.