Registered Nurse - Medical/Stroke

  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Virginia 22205 US
  • Posted: Apr 15, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

 

Title: Registered Nurse, Medical/Stroke

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Arlington, VA

Compensation: Competitive base salary

Parking: Registered Nurses are entitled to free onsite parking.

Virginia Hospital Center is an independent and progressive, 394-bed not-for-profit teaching hospital in Arlington, VA. Part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, our progressive acute care facility has achieved Magnet ® Recognition.

Purpose and Scope:

Medical/Stroke/Telemetry is a 24-bed unit specializing in care of the neuroscience patients. All patient rooms are private. This team-oriented unit handles a wide variety of medical and neurological disorders including CVA, TIA, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, seizures, cerebral aneurysms, Parkinson's disease and subdural/intracerebral hemorrhages.

VHC is certified as a Primary Stroke Center through the Joint Commission, with 8B being the designated Stroke Unit.

All nurses are required to attain/maintain their NIH stroke certification with the opportunity to become part of the Code Stroke Team after a minimum of 1 year experience on the unit.

 

Position Requirements:

  • RN Licensure with Reciprocity in the state of Virginia
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Med/Surg experience with emphasis on care of the patient with CVA and alteration in neurological function preferred, training offered for motivated New Graduate Nurses
  • NIHSS certification within 90 days of hire

  Awards and Recognition

  • Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years.
  • Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction.
  • Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations).
  • VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades.
  • VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital.