VHC Health

ID 2022-9482
Category Nursing
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Nights
Department : Name
8B

Overview

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Benefit Alternative Registered Nurse, Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)

 

The Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) is a 24 bed cardio-pulmonary/trauma stepdown unit. The patient population includes adult to geriatric patients needing a heighten level of assessment or lifesaving intervention to treat their disease process. Skills utilized include: Care of ventilated patients, high risk cardiac drips, telemetry, and critical thinking skills in the acute care setting. 

 

Come join a hospital dedicated to you and your career!

 

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.

Qualifications

  • RN Licensure with Reciprocity in the state of Virginia
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR
  • American Heart Association ACLS Certification 
  • Telemetry or stepdown unit experience helpful

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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