Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg
Inova Alexandria Hospital
Alexandria, VA

Posted 12 days ago


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


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  • Registered Nurse (1 year)
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Inova Alexandria Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Fellow - Medical / Surgical - Full Time Days
-Eligible for Sign on Bonus
-RN's with LTC, Rehab, Home Health and Outpatient experience are welcome to apply

The RN Fellow achieves desired patient outcomes and enhances the patient experience by using a focused and integrated approach of care delivery. Practices in assigned patient care delivery settings and meets program objectives while utilizing and applying new knowledge. Meets educational goals under the direct supervision of an experienced RN and through various training formats.

Job Responsibilities

- Performs patient assessments to collect basic data. Follows written plans of care, standards and practice guidelines while utilizing pathways under the supervision of an experienced RN. Utilizes assessment data and patient preferences to identify patient care needs.
- Organizes, prioritizes and delivers patient care to assigned patients by utilizing Inova's Nursing Professional Practice Model and Care Delivery Model (i.e. procedures, therapies, tests and patient education) to achieve desired outcomes. Monitors patients' progress toward expected outcomes and adjusts plans of care accordingly.
- Provides compassionate and empathetic hands-on care while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
- States rationale for clinical decisions based on educational knowledge, principles and evidence based practices.
- Works efficiently within the healthcare team to achieve maximum productivity and identified outcomes.
- Accurately documents all patient care activities, as per documentation standards, and seeks assistance from others to further develop documentation skills.
- Participates in multidisciplinary rounds and meetings as an active member of the healthcare team.
- Successfully integrates novice nursing abilities with new knowledge and the capacity to incorporate and transfer these skills into the delivery of safe/high quality patient care. Identifies and seeks out members of the healthcare team as a resource to increase practice/knowledge while seeking validation of clinical decisions from unit resources. Showcases openness to feedback, mentoring and suggestions from colleagues to implement change and enhance care.
- Attends and participates in all learning sessions assigned for successful completion of the Registered Nurse (RN) Fellowship. Completes all assignments (e.g. classroom work, computer based learning modules, laboratory simulations and assigned readings on time and is able to recall, comprehend and apply them in the classroom and clinical settings). Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills, verbalize reasoning and demonstrate use of equipment and supplies involved in providing safe/high quality and effective patient care.
- May serve as a preceptor following appropriate orientation and competency completion.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
More than 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
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.
Risha BSN, RN
Risha BSN, RN
Inova Job ID #657432. Posted job title: registered nurse (rn) fellow - medical / surgical - full time days


Inova Alexandria Hospital

4.2rating(26 reviews)
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Ratios on unit 25 were often 1:5 and we were considered IMCU. Staff is wonderful tho!

PCU - Progressive Care Unit (RN)
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Review of Inova Alexandria Hospital on Jun 9, 2024
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Inova Alexandria Hospital
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  • 1:4 Patient ratioVerified by 49 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 an hour
Staff jobs$16–115/hour
Local contracts$16–115/hour
Per Diem / PRN roles$16–115/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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