**This Experienced RN position is eligible for a competitive Sign On and Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates.**
Department Specific Information:
The Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is an 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)
Schedule: Day/Night rotation
Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Magnet(r) designation, the most prestigious accolade for nursing excellence, to our hospital in December 2020. Currently, only 8.5% of hospitals in the nation hold Magnet(r) designation and Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to be part of this select group. The new Magnet designation is in addition to several other prestigious recognitions which include: a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), being named by IBM Watson Health as one the nation's highest performing hospitals, and among the top 10 Major Teaching Hospitals, an A for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, the #1 hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Reports, and being nationally ranked in gynecologic care. At Inova, safety is the foundation of everything we do. You're always safe at Inova. Our commitment to quality starts with the safety of our team members. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our employees.
Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. * Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE * Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors * Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas * Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities * All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
Internal Number: 62175BR
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.