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Unit Coordinator Transition Unit/Observation Unit

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Norfolk, VA


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

Sentara Leigh Hospital, located in Norfolk, Virginia, is hiring a full time RN (Registered Nurse) in our Observation/Short Stay Unit in a Unit Coordinator role.

As a Unit Coordinator, you will function in a charge nurse / staffing capacity role at times, but also have alternate tasks ranging from audits, staff schedules, patient experience, and committee work. 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 additional leadership roles or to advance your level of care in a variety of settings. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to ensure the best care for our patients.

Position Overview

  • Full Time, 36 hours per week
  • Day Shift
  • Minimum of 18 months of nursing experience is required
  • BSN is required


    Sentara Healthcare is a Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina based not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. Offering more than 500 sites of care including 12 hospitals, PACE (Elder Care), home health, hospice, medical groups, imaging services, therapy, outpatient surgery centers, and an 858,000 member health plan. The people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara Employer of Choice for over ten years. U.S. News and World Report has recognized Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Sentara offers professional development and a continued employment philosophy! Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

    Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Parental and Caregiver Leave, Educational Assistance, Emergency Back-Up Care and other family benefits, a 401k/403B with matching funds, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks, and more.

    Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity.

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    Job Summary

    Demonstrates proficiency in nursing practice for assigned specialty area and provides clinical leadership for the delivery of nursing care in a department. Under the direction of the department manager leads safety and quality initiatives, focuses on and simplifies workflow, and contributes to the development of staff. Increase staff satisfaction and promotes excellent (Gold Standard) customer service.

    18 months nursing experience required. BSN required; Master degree preferred, if the graduate degree is not in nursing then the BSN is required. Meets any requirements defined by specific specialty.
    Behavioral Health - de-escalation and physical intervention training within 15 days of hire.
    Emergency Care - de-escalation and physical intervention training within 90 days of hire.
    BLS required within 90 days of hire. Professional Specialty Nursing Certification preferred.


    N-4YR - RN-Bachelor's Level Degree (Required), N-6YR - RN-Master's Level Degree (Required), N-DN - RN-Doctorate Level Degree (Required)

    Basic Life Support (BLS) - Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) RQI, Registered Nurse (RN) Single State - Nursing License - North Carolina, Registered Nurse (RN) Single State - Nursing License - Virginia, Registered Nurse License (RN) - Nursing License - Compact/Multi-State License



    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.

Keywords: Sentara Health, Norfolk , Unit Coordinator Transition Unit/Observation Unit, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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