**This position is eligible for a competitive Sign On and Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates.**
We are seeking a RN Unit Supervisor for the Trauma Acute Care Surgical Unit. 3 x 12 hour shifts-Night
The Trauma Acute Care Surgery Unit (TACSU) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, a 24- bed high acuity, technologically advanced, highly specialized Trauma unit. The TACSU is the first of its kind at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus; a hybrid designed six bed Trauma Intermediate Care area and a combined 18-bed Trauma Telemetry & Trauma Medical/Surgical unit. The unit is equipped and capable to adapt to the volume and acuity of 3500 annual trauma patients received at the Inova Trauma Center; adjusting the appropriate level of care needs within the TACSU. Patient populations will include but are not limited to: General trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Orthopedic trauma and acute care surgery cases. The average nurse: patient ratio for the Trauma Step-down is 1:3 and 1:5 for the Trauma Telemetry & Med Surgical patient population. The Trauma Step-down clinicians will work very closely with its sister unit, the Trauma Intensive Care Unit to facilitate a smooth transition from the highest acuity to the next level of care and to ensure a comprehensive continuum of care to our trauma patients and their families. Both the Trauma ICU and Trauma/ACSU are parallel in location located on the third floor of the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. The Inova Trauma Center has been verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and designated as a trauma center for more than 30 years by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The designation of " Level 1, " the highest level that can be assigned to a trauma center, is given only to centers that can provide the highest level of specialty expertise, as well as meet or exceed national standards as described by the American College of Surgeons. The Inova Trauma Center is Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and one of only 73 Level 1 trauma centers recognized across the U.S by the ACS.
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 Engaged team member who is empowered to support our People priority by providing genuine acts of caring, appreciation, recognition, coaching, mentoring and encouragement to all members of the care team in order to further enculturate Inova's Care Delivery Model and results for all of Inova's strategic priorities. communicates effectively and supports production of an environment of mutual trust.
Internal Number: 51983BR
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.