We are seeking a full time RN Graduate Fellow to work in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
3x12 hour day/night rotation shifts
The Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is a 18 bed adult unit. It is the only dedicated neuroscience intensive care unit in the Northern Virginia region. Our patient population includes: Neurosurgery, Ischemic stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, and other critical care patients based on bed availability. We are actively engaged in clinical research to treat the patient with CVA to include Interventional Radiology procedures. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus has received certification to be a primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare organizations (JCAHO) and is currently a level 4 Epilepsy Center designated. Average length of stay for the NSICU is 4.3 days. Our nurse/patient ratio is 1:2.
Care needs of our patients may include, but is not limited to patients requiring:
* Invasive hemodynamic and/or cardiac monitoring
* Intracranial pressure monitoring
* Intubation and mechanical ventilation
* Intravenous administration of vasoactive medications
* Conduction of medical and nursing research studies
* Post-operative recovery for extensive surgical procedures
* Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
The Inova RN:
Provides 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.
All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered.
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.
Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge.
Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.
The process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/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.
Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
Internal Number: 51114BR
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.