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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Care Unit

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Virginia Beach, VA


Work Shift
First (Days) (United States of America)

Sentara is currently hiring an RN to work at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital on the Cardiac Care Unit.

Generous Sign On Bonus of up to 15K, Uniform Allowance, Relocation and Moving Allowance for Qualified Candidates!

NEW GRADS WELCOME: $7500 Sign On Bonus and $500 Uniform Allowance


Full-time, days, 7am to 7pm

Department/Position Overview:

CCU (Cardiac Care Unit) is a 12-bed high-level intermediate care unit that specializes in caring for cardiac and vascular patients before and after interventional procedures and surgeries such as cardiac catheterizations, coronary bypass surgery, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular surgery. CCU also cares for congestive heart failure and arrhythmia patients. We do bedside transesophageal echocardiograms and cardioversions, remove chest tubes and central lines, and so much more.

Our team is a close-knit family of strong nurses and patient care technicians who deliver the best patient experience possible and have fun together in the process. We welcome candidates who share our passion for patient care!

As aRegistered Nursewith Sentara, you can excel in your career. There are many different specialties where you can perform and grow your nursing skills in areas of interest to you. If you desire, there are promotional opportunities into leadership or to advance your level of care in a variety of settings. This position's primary duties include assessing/admitting patients, rounding checks, giving medications, talking with family members, and being responsible for the overall care of your patients. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to ensure the best care for our patients.

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Minimum Requirements:

  • Virginia or Compact Multi-State License in good standing
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • RN-Diploma, ASN, BSN or MSN from an accredited school

    Facility Highlights:

    Click here to learn more about Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital!

    We are located just 15 minutes from VA Beach Town Center and just a few minutes to the Oceanfront. This is the closest Sentara Hospital to the beach!

    Sentara Benefits:

    Sentara offers an attractive array of benefits to include:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Parental Leave, and Emergency Caregiver Leave
    • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Paydown programs
    • 401k/403B, 401a plans
    • Career Advancement Opportunities
    • Work Perks

      PLUS, Sentara just added MORE benefits that support the needs of you and your family. Ask about our Student Debt Program, our additional floating holiday that was added, or our new resources that will help strengthen your financial outlook. We are confident that you will find our new, enhanced benefit package will exceed your expectations!

      For more information about our employee benefits, click here:

      Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We re setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace.

      Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

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      Job Summary

      The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

      BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU ACLS within 1 year of hire; Emergency Care - ACLS & PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire; Oncology Care ONS/ONCC or Sentara approved course Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider Card within 6 months of hire. Women's Care - Perinatal departments; NRP within 6 months of hire. Inpatient Pediatrics. PALS within 6 months of hire. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.


      N-2YR - RN-Associate's Degree (Required), N-3YR - RN-Diploma (Non-degree) (Required), N-4YR - RN-Bachelor's Level Degree (Required), N-6YR - RN-Master's Level Degree (Required), N-DN - RN-Doctorate Level Degree

      Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) RQI, Basic Life Support (BLS) - Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) RQI, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) RQI, Registered Nurse (RN) Multi State - Nursing License - Virginia Department of Health Professionals (VADHP), Registered Nurse (RN) Single State - Nursing License - North Carolina, Registered Nurse (RN) Single State - Nursing License - Virginia Department of Health Professionals (VADHP)


      Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

      Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

      In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, bsn, ccu, coronary, hospice, infusion, recovery, registered nurse, unit

Keywords: Sentara Health, Virginia Beach , Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Care Unit, Healthcare , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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