Registered Nurse Orthopedic / Surgical Unit
Fairfax, VA 
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Job Description
Facility Name
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Job Description

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The Surgical Orthopedic Unit at Inova Fair Oaks is seeking an energetic, team-oriented, patient-centered, New Graduate RN to join our team

We are a top performing unit with core values of team work, patient advocacy, and excellent patient care. It is our mission to create a positive and supportive work environment for our staff to learn and grow. Our culture encourages staff to function with high standards of critical thinking, autonomy, and respect for the multidisciplinary team.

This unit is known for quickly and safely recovering primarily well-patients with few chronic conditions. This exciting, fast-paced unit cares for a variety of post-surgical patients and proudly hold designations as Centers of Excellence for Total Knee Replacements, Total Hip Replacements, Spinal Surgeries and Bariatric Surgeries. Nurse to patient ratio 5:1 on the night shift

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is a Magnet Hospital; a top-ranked 182-bed acute care community hospital serving the rapidly growing suburbs of Northern Virginia. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is committed to providing safe care, excellent service and is continuously striving to improve each patient's unique experience. That's why every patient we serve is a VIP - a Very Important Patient. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has been ranked #14 in the Washington, DC, metro area, #16 in Virginia and recognized as one of the best in Northern Virginia.

The Inova RN:

  • Provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team.
  • Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care.
  • Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner.
  • Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, to include patient and family education.
  • Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.
  • Serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery.
  • Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration.
  • Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning

Inova hospitals were once again awarded 'A' grades for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work.

* Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE

* Strict PPE requirements for all staff and visitors

* All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines

* Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors

* New safety wayfinding and social distancing signage is installed everywhere

* Waiting rooms and registration areas are arranged for social distancing

* We deep-clean our facilities nightly; we wipe surfaces and sanitize throughout the day

* Hand sanitizer is available everywhere at all times

* All team members are required to practice frequent hand washing

* Patients with symptoms are immediately directed to separate exam rooms

* Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas

* Inova operates drive-through Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities


Job ID

Work Site Address

Monday-Friday with every other weekend

Work Site City/State

Posting Title
Registered Nurse Orthopedic / Surgical Unit

Work Site Location

12 hour Day

Schedule Type
full time


  • A minimum of 6 months of Registered Nurse clinical experience in the acute care setting
  • Education: BSN or MSN orIf Associates Degree RN-Within 6 months of start date, meet with nurse leader
  • :Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend
  • Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses
  • Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date. Complete BSN within 24 months of start date
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required
  • 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.

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Inova considers all applicants and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization or other non-merit factor.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Shift: 12 hour Day
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
0 to 1 year
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