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Registered Nurse, Surgical Unit

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Job Posting

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking Registered Nurse for our Surgical Unit.

This is a full-time day shift position.

Sign on bonus available: $5,000 for new graduate nurses and $15,000 for nurses with 1 year of experience. Relocation can be provided!

Department/Position Overview: This 42-bed unit specializes in the care of the Adult Surgical Patient. Registered Nurses are assigned to PODs to assist patients recovering from surgeries: Urology, General Surgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery, GYN Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and also Trauma Overflow. While working in this unit you can care for patients that may have renal disease, diabetes, COPD, and heart failure for a well-rounded experience. This is a telemetry monitored unit. The average patient stay is 3-4 days. This unit also has 6 beds that are for Epilepsy monitoring and is the Living Kidney Donor Transplant Unit. Located 6th floor Kaufman Building.
As a Registered Nurse with 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. Click here to hear Felicia tell us about a day in the life of a Registered Nurse (RN) with Sentara Healthcare.

Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B , 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks and more.
Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

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!

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 Associated topics: asn, bsn, cardiothoracic, maternal, neonatal, nurse, nurse rn, recovery, registed, surgical

Keywords: Sentara Health, Norfolk , Registered Nurse, Surgical Unit, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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