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Registered Nurse (RN) - Neuroscience
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Washington Hospital, Inc., Mary | Fredericksburg, VA
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Job Description

- Associates of Science or Certificate in Nursing

* American Heart Association CPR
* RN License

Neuroscience-Join the team of stroke certified RNs in our 30 bed Stroke Center of Excellence where you will find a dayshift ratio of 1:4-5 patients and nightshift is 1:5-6 patients.

Collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care and the achievement of desired patient outcomes, you will demonstrate the Caring Theory principles providing and maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients and their families.

In addition to critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate and coordinate plans of care, you will also:

Provide competent, compassionate patient and family-centered care

Coordinate the involvement of the patient, family and health team members

Help define standards of excellence for patient care

Participate in orientation of new permanent and temporary staff

Participate in unit, department and hospital committees to help formulate nursing and hospital policies and procedures

To be considered, we require:

Virginia RN licensure

BSN preferred; as of March 2014 all new RN hires with an ASN are required to obtain BSN within 5 years of hire

Nine months RN acute care in patient nursing

NIH certification is required within 90 days of hire