Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology
Inova Alexandria Hospital
Alexandria, VA

Posted 9 days ago


  • Start DateASAP
  • ShiftNights
  • Facility Information
    1:4 Patient ratioNot-For-Profit HospitalShort Term Acute CareTeaching Institution303 bedsEpic Systems CorporationNurse Residency Programs


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    Work Experience
  • Registered Nurse (1 year)
  • Eligible to work in US


Inova Alexandria Hospital is looking for a full-time Night Shift Registered Nurse for our award-winning Adult Medical Oncology Unit!

We are offering a competitive sign-on bonus as well as a relocation assistance for eligible nurses!

Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national recognition for healthcare excellence. From babies to seniors, Inova Alexandria Hospital Provides World-Class Medical Care. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to help ensure we meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve today and in the future.
Unit 4N is an award-winning adult medical oncology unit that includes 24 private rooms. Our unit provides nursing care to medical and oncology patients in all phases of their disease process, including initial diagnosis, treatment, recurrence, and palliative and hospice care. Our care delivery model is to provide family-centered care and team up with other healthcare providers and departments for quality patient care and outcomes. The department encourages professional development by participation in monthly education programs. Obtaining specialty certifications, ADVANCE Professional Ladder and attending national conferences.
As a Registered Nurse, you will provide knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patients, families, nurses and healthcare delivery teams. To help achieve our mission, you will consistently provide safe and therapeutic care in a holistic/systematic way while incorporating differences into the provision of care and conducting all patient care in a patient/family centered manner. Your ability to integrate knowledge, skills and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education, is of vital importance. Communicating effectively and working cooperatively with others while having respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines is required. Your ability to determine processes for delivery of care from direct patient/family communication, technology and other healthcare team member collaboration is essential.
Job Responsibilities
Performs comprehensive assessments by interpreting multiple, sometimes conflicting, data sets and synthesizing their interrelationships.
Formulates individualized plans of care based on assessment findings and interpreting trends in patient populations to achieve best practice.
Supports and empowers patients/families as they progress through the healthcare continuum from health promotion to end of life decisions.
Advocates for patients' rights from the patient/family perspective and provides counsel while acting as a resource to resolve issues.
Anticipates ethical, spiritual and cultural needs while intervening to maximize patient outcomes. Coordinates healthcare and alternate services for patient/family transition planning.
Makes clinical decisions based on experience, patient population data and intuition while promoting the development of clinical decision making of all team members.
Documents all patient care activities, as per documentation standards, and assists healthcare team members with documentation.
Evaluates the outcomes of documentation and contributes to performance improvement initiatives related to documentation.
Provides validation of clinical decisions for other staff members and seeks validation from others for complex patients or unfamiliar situations.
Collaborates with the healthcare team and leads other disciplines to meet desired outcomes. Mentors staff in understanding and advocating for the importance of utilizing evidence based care initiatives in nursing practice.
Evaluates the process to achieve outcomes, anticipates patient variances and makes revisions to plans of care.
Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others.
Has respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines.
Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.
Demonstrates effective communication skills and assists in the resolution of conflict among healthcare team members, patients and families.
Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team and incorporates their expertise to achieve desired patient outcomes.
Keeps informed of unit initiatives and incorporates outcomes of team/committee work into practice.
Delegates patient care activities and coordinates unit activities.
Assists staff to assess patients' learning needs and outcomes measurement of patient education.
Accesses resources from all disciplines to achieve desired patient outcomes.
Demonstrates a willingness to give 100 percent and assist others voluntarily.
Works with the team to achieve maximum productivity.
Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in lifelong learning.
Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.
Demonstrates role model and leadership behaviors consistently.
Acts as a clinical resource and serves as a mentor to healthcare team members.
Identifies own learning needs and develops professional goals.
Seeks opportunities to obtain education to enhance practice.
Collaborates in the development and implementation of an educational plan for identified needs.
Reviews self-development plan and professional goals.
Seeks new knowledge toward the progression of professional goals.
Demonstrates evidence of self-development by obtaining a minimum of six formal contact hours.
Maintains own Team Member Continuing Education Record.
Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice while serving as a resource, preceptor and mentor.
Conducts all patient care in a patient and family centered manner. Integrates knowledge, skills and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum of care to include patient and family education.
Makes clinical decisions based on experience, patient population data and intuition.
Promotes clinical decision making development in all team members.
Utilizes standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery.
Ensures that the process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology and other healthcare team member collaboration.
Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge.

At least 1 year of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting.
Education: BSN from an accredited school of nursing.
If RN has an Associates Degree (ADN); must complete BSN within 24 months of start date.
BLS for Healthcare Provider certification required from American Heart Association (AHA)
RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as an RN
Risha BSN, RN
Risha BSN, RN
Inova Job ID #658629. Posted job title: registered nurse (rn) medical oncology - full time nights


Inova Alexandria Hospital

4.1rating(30 reviews)
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Stepdown (RN)
Staff Position
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Inova Alexandria Hospital
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  • 1:4 Patient ratioVerified by 50 Vivian users
  • Not-For-Profit Hospital
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • Teaching Institution
  • 303 beds
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • Nurse Residency Programs
ADDRESS4320 Seminary RdAlexandria, VA 22304
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Inova Health System

3.7rating(3 reviews)
Work Environment
Post Partum (RN)
Review of Inova Health System on Dec 3, 2023
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Response timewithin a day
Staff jobs$17–115/hour
Local contracts$17–115/hour
Per Diem / PRN roles$17–115/hour
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About Alexandria, VA

Cost of Living
  • The cost of living in Alexandria, VA is higher than the national average.
  • Wages generally match up with the higher cost of living, especially in healthcare professions like nursing.
  • The average high in summer is around 87°F, and the average low in winter is around 28°F.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals are available in Alexandria, VA, and they are relatively easy to find due to the city's popularity and the presence of various real estate agencies and online platforms.
  • Alexandria, VA is relatively car-friendly with well-maintained roads and highways.
  • Public transportation options include buses and the Metrorail, which provides easy access to Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas.
  • Alexandria, VA is a diverse city with a wide age range.
  • Common health issues may include respiratory conditions due to air pollution.
  • There is a significant population of travel nurses due to the city's proximity to major healthcare facilities and the demand for healthcare professionals.
Things to Do
  • Alexandria, VA offers a vibrant dining scene with numerous restaurants offering diverse cuisines.
  • The city also has a thriving arts and music community, with various art shows, live music performances, and theater events.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the Potomac River and its activities, while sports fans can catch a Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park.
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