Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Med Surg
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA



  • Start DateASAP
  • ShiftNights
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    Not-For-Profit HospitalShort Term Acute CareTeaching Institution860 bedsEpic Systems Corporation
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  • Registered Nurse (1 year)
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We are seeking a talented RN to join our Med/Surg Telemetry Float Pool, where you will have the opportunity to work on various units within the medical/surgical and telemetry departments. This position offers a night shift, providing flexibility and exposure to diverse patient populations and healthcare teams.
Type: full-time
Shift: night

The Registered Nurse Float 2 provides safe patient care at a basic level and show growth in your ability to care for increasingly complex patients. Determines processes for delivery of care from direct patient/family communication, technology and other healthcare team member collaboration. Manages care and implements treatment plans at a basic skill level in collaboration with patients, their families, and members of the health care delivery team. Consistently provides safe and therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way while incorporating differences into the provision of care. Serves as a resource, preceptor and mentor while demonstrating leadership skills in decision making and problem solving. Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Assignments in Float pool will be limited as deemed appropriate by hiring leader.

Job Responsibilities

- Performs comprehensive patient health 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 patient/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 while providing counsel and acting as a resource to resolve issues
- Anticipates ethical, spiritual and cultural needs of patients and intervenes to maximize patient outcomes and coordinates healthcare and alternate services for patient/family transition planning
- Documents all patient care activities, as per documentation standards, and assists healthcare team members with documentation
- Evaluates the outcomes of documentation and contributes to related performance improvement initiatives
- Assists staff with assessing patients' learning needs and outcomes measurement of patient education
- Collaborates with multidisciplinary healthcare teams and leads other disciplines to meet desired outcomes
- Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others, has respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach toward achieving desired patient outcomes
- Keeps informed of unit initiatives and incorporates the outcomes of team or committee work into practice
- 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 educational plans for identified needs, and reviews self-development plan and professional goals
- Demonstrates evidence of self-development by obtaining a minimum of six formal contact hours and maintains own Team Member Continuing Education Record
- May perform additional duties as assigned

- 2+ years of acute care RN experience
- Education: BSN from an accredited school of nursing. If RN has an Associates Degree (ADN); must complete BSN within 24 months of start date.
- Certifications: BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification (American Heart Association) required. ACLS and PALS or other advanced certification required within 6 months.
- Licensure: licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.
Risha BSN, RN
Risha BSN, RN
Inova Job ID #657013. Posted job title: full-time medical/surgical registered nurse (rn) float pool -night shift


Inova Fairfax Hospital

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Inova Fairfax Hospital
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  • Not-For-Profit Hospital
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • Teaching Institution
  • 860 beds
  • Epic Systems Corporation
ADDRESS3300 Gallows RdFalls Church, VA 22042
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Inova Health System

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Post Partum (RN)
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About Falls Church, VA

Cost of Living
  • The cost of living in Falls Church, VA is higher than the national average, particularly in housing and transportation.
  • However, wages tend to match up with the higher cost of living.
  • The average high in summer is around 87°F, and the average low in winter is around 26°F.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals and furnished housing options are available in Falls Church, VA, and they can be relatively easy to find, especially in the surrounding areas.
  • Falls Church, VA is car-friendly, with well-maintained roads and highways.
  • Public transportation options include bus services and the Washington Metro, providing easy access to nearby areas.
  • Falls Church, VA is known for its diverse population, with a wide age range.
  • Common health issues may include allergies and respiratory conditions due to seasonal changes.
  • There is a growing population of travel nurses in the area.
Things to Do
  • Falls Church, VA offers a variety of restaurants with diverse cuisines, art galleries, live music venues, and sports facilities.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy parks, trails, and recreational activities in the surrounding areas.
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