RN - 3 East - Telemetry - Med-Surg - Greenville, NC

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931851

Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

BONUS AVAILABLE

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

37 Bed Telemetry - General Medicine Unit- ability to take up to 12 intermediate (IU) patients

Primary Population:

The population consists of adult patients with general medical problems and with the following subspecialties:

  • Pulmonary disease processes
  • General cardiac monitoring
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • GI Disturbances
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious disease processes
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Cardiac Processes

Registered nurses provide care in conjunction with the care partner and medical team. Assignments are based on the patient’s needs, the geographical location of the patients, and the resources available. The charge nurse does not have a patient assignment. BLS is required upon hire.

Skills that will be utilized are continuous infusion medication management, pain management, wound care, central lines, tracheotomy patients, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, and cardiac monitoring.

Clinical ladder is promoted for staff to grow professionally and our team is committed to making staff successful with this endeavor.  Professional organization membership and certification are encouraged at the two year mark of employment.  3 East takes pride in our performance on quality indicators.  Our team is looking for staff that sees the medical population as their passion and places quality/safe patient care at the forefront of your practice.  

Staffing/Scheduling

  • RN ratio 1:4 or 1:5; IU Patients: 1:4                           
  • Flexible scheduling options with self-scheduling
  • Professional staff development opportunities that promote expert clinical and leadership pathways

Positions

  • 0.9 FTE: (3) 12 hr. shifts/week, (6) weekend shifts per 6 week schedule
  • Flexible staffing options: Day Shift, Night Shift, Rotating Day/Night (Based on staff preference and unit needs)

Orientation

  • 16 weeks / New graduates
  • Work “clinical coaches” schedule, may also have an alternate coach identified
  • Structured week-by-week program based on ideal patient situations/diagnosis—shift assignments evaluated in accordance with orientation weeks/opportunities
  • Scheduled on day and/or night shift

Dress Code

  • Black scrubs, white scrubs, or combination of both (Refer to VMC Dress Code Policy)

Minimum Requirements

  • Current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina or temporary North Carolina licensure or meet requirements to hold RN licensure in a compact state.
  • Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) required.
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) may be required depending on unit requirements.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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