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RN (Registered Nurse) - Medical Specialties_Nights

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Suffolk, VA


Work Shift
Third (Nights) (United States of America)

Sentara Obici Hospital, located in Suffolk, Virginia is hiring a full time RN (Registered Nurse) to join our Medical Specialties Unit Team.



BENEFITS: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, Paid Parental Leave, and Emergency Caregiver Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Paydown programs
  • 401k/403B, 401a plans
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Work Perks

    PLUS, Sentara just added MORE benefits that support the needs of you and your family. Ask about our Student Debt Program, our additional floating holiday that was added, or our new resources that will help strengthen your financial outlook. We are confident that you will find our new, enhanced benefit package will exceed your expectations!

    Position Overview
    • Full Time; 36 hours per week
    • Night Shift; 7pm - 7am

      Minimum Requirements

      License and Certification
      • Virginia or Compact Multi-State License in good standing
      • Basic Life Support (BLS)

        • RN-Associate s Degree
        • RN-Bachelor s Degree
        • RN-Diploma
        • RN-Master s Degree

          Department Overview

          We are a 21-bed unit with a varied medical and surgical mixed unit. Our population touches on all aspects of medical patients including patients with CHF, COPD, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Diabetes, and end of life to name a few. You will become knowledgeable in procedures such as wound vacs, high risk medication infusions, telemetry, trach care, chest tubes, peritoneal dialysis, etc. We encourage our staff members to join hospital committees to share ideas that help with the care they provide. There is a lot of teamwork and positive attitudes in our department, and new ideas are always welcome!


          Sentara Obici Hospital nurses are committed to providing evidence-based practice in their delivery of quality healthcare to our patients and families. We strive to create an environment of health and healing through nursing excellence.

          Sentara Obici Hospital is a 175-bed community hospital. Founded in 1951 in the heart of Suffolk, Virginia. We relocated to a new state of the art facility in 2010. Our facility has been Magnet designated since 2018. We are proud of the nursing structures we have in place that empower our nurses to transform care at the bedside: our Nurse Residency Program for new grads, shared governance councils, evidence-based practice, and commitment to lifelong learning.

          Here is a message from our Chief Nursing Officer:

          WHO SENTARA IS

          Sentara Healthcare is a Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina based not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. Offering more than 500 sites of care including 12 hospitals, PACE (Elder Care), home health, hospice, medical groups, imaging services, therapy, outpatient surgery centers, and an 858,000 member health plan. The people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara Employer of Choice for over ten years. U.S. News and World Report has recognized Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Sentara offers professional development and a continued employment philosophy!

          Diversity:Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging are guiding principles of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

          Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

          Keyword: Med Surg, Medical, Surgical, General, Monster, Talroo-Nursing, General

          Job Summary

          The Registered Nursing (RN) is responsible to perform a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by the critical thinking model known as the nursing process. The standards of practice (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination of care- teaching and health promotion and evaluation) along with the standards of professional performance (ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication, collaboration, leadership, education, evidence- based practice /nursing research, quality, evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health) encompass the actions and foundation of professional nursing. The RN possesses clinical knowledge and skills to meet standards as required by specific clinical areas.

          BSN preferred. New Hire Education Requirement: All new RNs who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU ACLS within 1 year of hire; Emergency Care - ACLS & PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire; Oncology Care ONS/ONCC or Sentara approved course Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider Card within 6 months of hire. Women's Care - Perinatal departments; NRP within 6 months of hire. Inpatient Pediatrics. PALS within 6 months of hire. All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.


          N-2YR - RN-Associate's Degree (Required), N-3YR - RN-Diploma (Non-degree) (Required), N-4YR - RN-Bachelor's Level Degree (Required), N-6YR - RN-Master's Level Degree (Required), N-DN - RN-Doctorate Level Degree

          Basic Life Support (BLS) - Other/National, Registered Nurse License (RN) - Compact/Multi-State License, Registered Nurse License (RN) - North Carolina, Registered Nurse License (RN) - Virginia


          Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

          Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

          In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, cardiothoracic, care unit, coronary, intensive care, psychatric, recovery, staff nurse, tcu

Keywords: Sentara Health, Suffolk , RN (Registered Nurse) - Medical Specialties_Nights, Healthcare , Suffolk, Virginia

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