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.
We are seeking a full time experienced nurse in the field of cardiology or telemetry to join our team on the Progressive Coronary Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute. PCCU is a fast paced, top performing unit with core values or team work, patient advocacy, and excellent patient care. It is our mission to create a positive and supportive work environment for our staff to learn and grow. Our culture encourages staff to function with high standards of critical thinking, autonomy, and respect for the multidisciplinary team.
Our specialty patient population includes but is not limited to:
Arrhythmia management including TVP, AICD, PPM, and antiarrhythmic loading
Key aspects of our unit that allows us to perform high quality care:
Bedside monitors with 12 lead EKG capability
Entirely private patient care rooms
Quarterly unit based education including advanced EKG interpretation and disease processes
Competitive nursing ratios with 3-4:1 on days and 4:1 on nights
Highly trained charge nurses out of staffing 24/7 for resource
Highly involved core management team including our clinical director, unit supervisors, and patient navigator to assist with education and transitional care needs
A zero tolerance policy for negativity or disrespect between team members
Clinical technicians to provide CNA and phlebotomy support
Qualities that would make you right for our team:
Critical thinking skills
Eagerness to learn
Effective communication skills
Above all a passion for patient care
This position is eligible for a competitive Sign On and Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates.
We look forward to you joining our team and allowing us to guide you on your journey to become the best clinical nurse you can be. Please see the link below for additional information regarding Inova's Heart and Vascular Institute.
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
Internal Number: 58757BR
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.