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in Arlington, VA

Estimated Pay $41 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Arlington, Virginia

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Registered Nurse, Medical Stroke

Job Detail Keywords: RN, Nurse, Stroke Nurse, Neuro Nurse Overview Registered Nurse - Medical/Stroke Are you an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) looking for your next opportunity? Our hospital is looking for experienced nurses like you to join our 24 bed medical/stroke/telemetry 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 Health 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. Candidates could also be eligible for shift differential if they work evening, overnight and/or weekends. Shift differential varies from 10%-25% depending on the day and shift. Join our team and unlock your potential! VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients. Qualifications * RN Licensure with Reciprocity in the state of Virginia * BLS for the Healthcare Provider CPR * ACLS Certification * 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 Responsibilities * Actively participates in working towards the organizational and departmental goals for providing exceptional patient experiences * Collaborates with patient and healthcare team to assess, plan, implement, and/or evaluate patient's plan of care. * Assures quality of care by adhering to industry standards and measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and benchmarks. * Consistently assesses, identifies and addresses patient's educational needs and barriers to learning. * Maintains safe working environment and patient safety by complying with hospital policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. * Demonstrates knowledge and technical skills to perform all duties required to care for patients. Benefits * Paid Major Holidays * Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation * Sick Time * Health Insurance * Dental Insurance * Undergraduate Student Loan Repayment * Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) * Health Savings Account (HSA) * Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts * Employee Wellness Benefits * Hospital Discount for Employees and Family * VHC Retirement Program * Tuition Reimbursement * Free onsite parking * Commuter Benefits * Career Coaching * Family Leave * 401(k) + Match * and much more!