The Registered Nurse (RN)-Nights & Weekends is prepared to handle all on-going needs, in addition to urgent needs of patients and their families after hours in their homes or facility. The RN Nights & Weekends follows the established care plan of the patient while ensuring comfort care to the patient and support to family members.
Location: Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria
Schedule: Every other weekend days , some nights and some holidays.
COVID-19 vaccine required to be completed upon start.
The RN Nights & Weekends visits patients with emergent, critical needs in a timely manner. The RN Nights & Weekends arranges for, teaches, and supervises nursing care of patients in home care and facility settings in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team. The RN Nights & Weekends makes nursing assessments and uses critical thinking skills to provide care based on evidence-based practice, within scope of practice. May be asked to rotate to other regions/departments.
Must have one year of staff nurse experience in a comparable setting/unit. Hospice and/or palliative care experience is strongly preferred.
Must have a degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program.
Licensure and/or Certification Requirements:
Requires licensure from the governing body of practice for the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia, based on the state/jurisdiction of practice; or licensure from compact state. Healthcare Provider BLS (CPR) is required to practice in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. A CHPN certification is a plus.
Must have driver's license in good standing and access to a vehicle during working hours.