VHC Health

ID 2022-9065
Category Nursing
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Nights
Department : Name
3 WEST

Overview

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Benefit Alternative Pediatrics Registered Nurse (RN)

 

The 52 private bed Postpartum & Pediatric Unit at VHC Health provides exceptional family centered care to postpartum patients, their newborns and families. A 9-bed pediatric service offers families compassionate and personalized nursing care in a nurturing and family-friendly environment. Our goal is to provide our patients with an outstanding experience by delivering the highest quality individualized care.

The registered nurse in the Postpartum & Pediatric unit provides medical and emotional care, thorough education, social support and community resources to meet the needs of our postpartum and pediatric patients. We are looking for an experienced RN who is passionate about providing exceptional care to our families. New teammates should excel at interpersonal communication, be self-motivated and able to manage a fast-paced environment that requires prioritizing multiple tasks.

We offer many opportunities for professional development through our shared governance model and the opportunity for specialized training in related disciplines within our Women & Infant Health division (L&D, NICU, Pediatrics). Come join our unit family!

You may watch this video to learn more about childbirth services at VHC Health: VHC Labor & Delivery Tour

Join our team and unlock your potential!

 

VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in “Best Hospitals” in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

 

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Qualifications

  • RN Licensure with Reciprocity in the state of Virginia
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR
  • NRP Certification (Neonatal Resuscitation Certification)
  • PALS Certification required
  • Acute care/hospital Pediatrics experience required
  • Medical/Surgical or Postpartum experience required

Responsibilities

  • Actively participates in working towards the organizational and departmental goals for providing exceptional patient experiences.
  • Collaborates with patient and healthcare team to assess, plan, implement, and/or evaluate patient's plan of care.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to industry standards and measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and benchmarks.
  • Consistently assesses, identifies and addresses patient's educational needs and barriers to learning.
  • Maintains safe working environment and patient safety by complying with hospital policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and technical skills to perform all duties required to care for patients.

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