**Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is seeking a full-time, day shift Registered Nurse on the In-Patient Psychiatry Unit**
This position is 3 x 12 hour shifts per week, 7:00am to 7:00pm
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital's in-patient Psychiatric Unit is a 30 bed, inpatient behavioral health unit that sees only adult patients. Our inpatient units provide our clients with safety, structure, and stabilization provided by our experienced team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, counselors, and case managers. The average nurse to patient ratio is 6:1.
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is an award winning, 237-bed hospital offering patients convenience and exceptional care in a community environment. Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has again been awarded a grade of "A" for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group. We have earned this important recognition every year since 2014. In February 2019, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital was again awarded a rating of "five stars" from the CMS, the highest honor, reflecting superior clinical quality and patient care.
The Inova Registered Nurse: * 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. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner. 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. * Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and 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. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.
Internal Number: 49275BR
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.