We honor our RN'S for providing world-class healthcare-every time, every touch- to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve! Follow the link to learn about our Nurse's !
The Med Surg Telemetry unit at Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 16-bed unit that provides 24-hours care to a wide variety of patients. The most common treated conditions include chronic respiratory, neurology, cardiac, gastrointestinal diseases, pre and post-op surgical patients and pain management. The patient population ranges from young adults to geriatrics. The patient to nurse ratio is 4 to 1. This is a PRN POSITION
Our nurses provide knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice. Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.
Inova hospitals were once again awarded 'A' grades for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. * Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE * Strict PPE requirements for all staff and visitors * All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines * Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors * New safety wayfinding and social distancing signage is installed everywhere * Waiting rooms and registration areas are arranged for social distancing * We deep-clean our facilities nightly; we wipe surfaces and sanitize throughout the day * Hand sanitizer is available everywhere at all times * All team members are required to practice frequent hand washing * Patients with symptoms are immediately directed to separate exam rooms * Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas * Inova operates drive-through Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
Internal Number: 60507BR
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.