Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Governed by a volunteer board of community members, Inova has grown from one hospital in 1956 to a nationally recognized, comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care physician practices, and health and wellness initiatives serving the Washington, DC, metro area. Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. Hospital.

Here are just some of the facilities that you will be eligible to work at once you are oriented: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Mt.Vernon Hospital, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital, and any of the ancillary clinics. Click here for a full list of Inova Facilities.

Inova Health System specific requirements:
BSN required for PRN
BSN required for Contracts (except for OR and Peds)
Physical annual
PALS required for the ER
Drug Screen annual and within 30 days of affiliation
Flu required deadline: September 30th
ALL Staff must be willing to Float
Minimum of 2 years of full time acute care experience for ALL specialty assignments
Minimum of 1 year of full time acute care experience for ALL non-specialty assignments
Additional work experience may be required by facility or unit.

UPDATE Inova Return Policy for Travelers and Staff as of 2/3/16:

Professionals that have been on assignment with Inova Healthcare System for 1 year will not be permitted to return for an assignment for 1 year based off the end date of the last assignment.  In addition, former Inova Staff Employees will have to wait 1 year before they can work as a Traveler/Contract/Agency Per Diem back into the Inova system.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have completed the orientation process you are eligible to work at ANY of the Inova Health System facilities.

Please check here to see if there are any current contracts open within the Inova Health System.
If you are interested in picking up at any of the facilities, please click here to notify Cindy Hoel, HR Orientation Manager. Your profile with be submitted to the facility. Please include your name and area of nursing specialty (ex. ER, ICU, Tele, etc.).

RN Orientation

  1. On Site orientation consists of 5 full days (Monday thru Friday). You must attend all 5 days.
    Orientation paperwork will be completed on site.
  2. An EKG test will be taken on the first day depending on the unit you are working.


Timekeeping Information

Please use the INOVA Daily Timesheet and submit to CMS


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