Job Description

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to work in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

3x12 hour shifts Day/Night rotation with every other weekend.

The Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is a 18 bed adult unit. It is the only dedicated neuroscience intensive care unit in the Northern Virginia region. Our patient population includes: Neurosurgery, Ischemic stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, and other critical care patients based on bed availability. We are actively engaged in clinical research to treat the patient with CVA to include Interventional Radiology procedures. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus has received certification to be a primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare organizations (JCAHO). Average length of stay for the NSICU is 4.3 days. Our nurse/patient ratio is 1:2.

Care needs of our patients may include, but is not limited to patients requiring:

● Invasive hemodynamic and/or cardiac monitoring

● Intracranial pressure monitoring

● Intubation and mechanical ventilation

● Intravenous administration of vasoactive medications

● Conduction of medical and nursing research studies

● Post-operative recovery for extensive surgical procedures

● Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)

This position is eligible for a $20,000 Sign On Bonus! Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $20,000 in reimbursable relocation expenses. Your Critical Care RN experience must be within the same specialty area you are hired into. Those entering fellowship programs are not eligible. Accepting the bonus requires signing a 3 year employment agreement.

EEO: M/F/Vets/Disabled

  • a minimum of 1 year Critical Care RN experience (ICU) (If no ICU experience-please apply to RN Fellow position-this position is for experienced ICU RNs)

  • Education: BSN or MSN or if Associates Degree RN-Within 6 months of start date, meet with nurse leader:

  • Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend

  • Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses

  • Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.

Complete BSN within 24 months of start date

  • BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required

  • RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RN

  • Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others. Proficient computer skills required.

  • ACLS required (must obtain within first 3 months)

Work Site Address: 3300 GALLOWS ROAD

Schedule: Every Other Weekend

Work Site City/State: FALLS CHURCH, VA

Shift: 12 hour Day/Night