Associates of Science or Certificate in Nursing
American Heart Association CPR
3 North is a 32-Bed Cardiac Observation care unit.
As we continue to strive to meet the needs of our community, Mary Washington Hospital's 3 North Clinical Decision (short stay) Unit is designed for patients who are at low risk including but not limited to chest pain and are expected to only be in the hospital for 24-48 hours. This fast pace unit focuses on providing excellent patient care through utilization of the multi-disciplinary care model and teamwork!
· Graduate of an accredited nursing program and has experience as a Registered Nurse.
· NOTE: PRN position must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Registered Nurse
· Registered Nurse licensed or eligible to practice in Virginia.
· BSN is preferred; all new Registered Nurses with an Associate's Degree in Nursing will be required to obtain their BSN within five years.
· CPR, required
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Some exposure to communicable diseases or toxic substances, ionizing radiation, therapeutic preparations and other conditions common to a health care environment.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts, carries up to 35 pounds, and pushes items taking up to 50 pounds of initial force. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.
3 North Cardiac Program, Mary Washington Hospital – August 2018
a. Minimum one year of Cardiac Critical Care experience preferred.
b. Ability to complete physical assessments; identify potential clinical issue and emergent situations. Must be detail oriented.