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Registered Nurse, Nights - Medicine Unit 5 - Sentara Leigh Hospital

Company: Sentara Healthcare
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Job Title

Registered Nurse, Nights - Medicine Unit 5 - Sentara Leigh Hospital


Requisition Id


Department Number and Name

010023119 Medicine Unit 5

Job Description

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.

Physical Location


Employment Status

Full time


Third (Nights)

Job Category

Nursing - Medical/Surgical


Norfolk, VA

Required Education

RN-Associate's Degree OR

RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR

RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR

RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR

RN-Master's Level Degree


None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Licenses and Certifications

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support


None, unless noted in the "Other" section below


New Hire Education Requirement: All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU/EP/Advanced Heart Failure Center/SMG Cardiology Practices- ACLS within 1 year of hire; Emergency Care - ACLS & PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire; For designated Oncology units, 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.

Job Posting

Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Registered Nurse for the New Medicine Unit 5 West!

This position is Full Time - night shift

New Grads welcome to apply!

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

Sentara Leigh Hospital is centrally located between Downtown Norfolk and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, just about 20 minutes away from each area.

Sentara is a Virginia and North Carolina based large healthcare provider that has been in business for over 125 years. Sentara has eleven Acute Care Facilities across the state of Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina; the people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara "Employer of Choice" for over 10 years. U.S. News and Report recognizes Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years.

Professional development: If you are a new graduate, you will be able to participate in our Nurse Residency Program. Sentara Healthcare in collaboration with Vizient and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) launched the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program---. Cohort meets monthly for 4 hours. The seminar structure is collaborative with interactive learning. The program included Tales from the Bedside/Clinical Reflections, leadership, patient outcomes, case studies, and an evidence based project. This is a one-year residency and Nurses will be awarded a certificate at the end of the program.

Career growth: Become certified in your specialty. This indicates that you practice at a higher level, and that you are committed to deliver high-quality care to patients and the quality of your unit. Career advancement with Sentara can range from being a Charge Nurse, a Preceptor, a Certified Registered Nurse, a Unit Coordinator, Patient Care Supervisor, Integrated Care Manager, Staff Educator, Patient Navigator, Manager of Education Services, Clinical Manager, a Director or a Vice President of Nursing.

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We are setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Learn more about our employee benefits at

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