We are seeking a full time RN Unit Supervisor for the Cardiac ICU at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Front line leader who is accountable for delivering highly reliable results related to Quality and Best Practices to improve clinical operation of the unit,
Embraces; uses and understands the research behind nursing practice and quality tools.
Supports unit-based shared governance and decentralized decision-making structures and processes
Role model who leads by example in delivering Service Always and in making Patient Experience a priority on unit(s) of responsibility.
Seeks every opportunity to meet the unique needs of each person we are privileged to serve-every time, every touch.
Ensures that care is patient-centered
Continually pursues activities that will ensure smooth clinical operations/flow and compliance with Inova's goals of providing safe, equitable, patient-centered, timely, efficient and effective care in a holistic and evidence-based practice environment.
Values and promotes collegial working relationships within and among disciplines
Communicates effectively and supports production of an environment of mutual trust.
The Cardiac ICU is a 24-bed unit on the first floor of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Patients admitted to the unit have diagnoses primarily involving the cardiac system, and may or may not require invasive intervention. All patients require cardiac monitoring and are considered critically ill or unstable. They require frequent nursing assessment, and therapeutic intervention. Admission criteria to the unit outline the parameters for patient admission to the unit. The criteria include, but are not limited to the following diagnoses, clinical parameters, therapeutic interventions and equipment: -Evidence of or suspected acute myocardial infarction within 24hours -Unstable angina -IV nitroglycerin requiring titration for chest pain -Emergent thrombolytic and/or anti-coagulation therapy -Invasive cardiac monitoring -Critical or unstable arrhythmias resulting in hemodynamic instability -Pre and post cardiac arrest -Patients requiring Mechanical ventilation -Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) -Cardiogenic shock -Patients requiring continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) -Patients requiring therapeutic hypothermia post cardiac arrest -Potential or actual complications related to complex or interventional cardiac procedures -Pre and post electrophysiology study and ablation care -Patients requiring temporary trans venous pacemakers -Pre heart transplant care -End stage cardiomyopathy/heart failure care -Unstable heart failure requiring acute intervention and monitoring.
We Value Your Experience
This position is eligible for a $15,000 or $20,000 Sign On Bonus!
Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $15,000 or $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $15,000 or $20,000 in relocation expenses. Your Critical Care RN experience must be within the same specialty area you are hired into. Those entering fellowship programs are not eligible. Accepting the bonus requires signing either a 2 or 3 year employment agreement.
Internal Number: 44371BR
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.