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Posted by: Sentara on Nov 14, 2017


Location:

Norfolk, VA

Job Description:

Job Description: Job Description
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking an RN MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist. Sign On Bonus Available!!!

Serving as a destination medical center in the mid-atlantic region, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is one of just five Level 1 trauma centers in Virginia, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance , region's first Magnet® hospital and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital .
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH), on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer you advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services.

This position supports Cardiac Medicine Stepdown and CICU departments. Will work with multidisciplinary teams including: Cardiologists,Cardiothoracic surgeons, Cardiac anesthesia and intensivists and RN/Respiratory/Dietary staff.

CNS is required.

Prior clinical leadership experienced and cardiac clinical experience is strongly preferred.

Identify/implement evidence based nursing practices Lead research initiatives Develop educational offerings Provide expert consultation to improve patient outcomes Identify improvements in the health care delivery system Procedural Areas: NI Echo Stress testing Nuclear stress testing Cath/EP Cath cases diagnostic and intervention STEMI Structural heart TAVR Mitra Clip Watchman Devices Pacemakers ICD Ablations Ventricular Atrial CARE Pre/post for all COR/Cath/EP cases See above COR CABG Valves Transplant Structural heart

The Clinical Nurse Specialist demonstrates advanced and specialized clinical knowledge and skills to facilitate the provision of patient / family-focused care to promote health and/or well-being, improve quality of life; and enhance the profession of nursing. This individual facilitates nursing practice and care, either directly, or by influencing nurses and nursing personnel through direct care, leadership, coaching, research, ethical decision making, collaboration, and consultation.
Education Level
RN-Master's Level Degree
Experience
Required: Nursing - 2 years
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
License
Required: Basic Life Support, Cert Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Leadership, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Other
Must be certified in specialty area deemed eligible for CNS as recognized by State Board. Advanced Cardiac Life Support required for Intermediate Care and Critical care units.

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External Posting Description
For the 17th consecutive year, the Cardiology & Heart Surgery program at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is ranked among the nation's Top 50 heart programs in the U.S. News & World Report annual 'Best Hospitals' edition.

Please click on the link below for more information!
http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/va

Brand: Sentara Healthcare
Educational verification may be required for this position.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day", this is a tobacco-free environment.

HR. Website URL:

http://www.sentaracareers.com/career-opportunities/

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About Sentara Healthcare

Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving sites, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2 in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service. Sentara Healthcare is an acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation. Founded in 1888 as the Retreat for the Sick in Norfolk, Virginia, Sentara has ranked for more than a decade among the nation's top integrated healthcare systems by Modern Healthcare magazine and is the #1 most integrated health care system for two consecutive years. We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.

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