RN - Medical Unit - Tarboro, NC

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930247

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.

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Medical Unit Information

  • The Medical Unit provides care to the adult population. The population consists of two levels of care.

  • Patients may require continuous non-invasive monitoring (telemetry) and are at risk for immediate interventions.  Patients may also experience acute exacerbation of acute or chronic medical conditions.

  • The frequent diagnoses are cardiac disease such as:

  • CAD
  • CHF
  • R/O MI
  • End Stage Renal and Liver Disease
  • Compromised respiratory disease including asthma, COPD, pneumonia, fluid volume imbalance
  • Sepsis
  • CVA
  • DKA
  • Dialysis
  • RN Patient Ratio: 1 to 5

Position Summary

  • The RN is responsible for assessing the needs of each patient to which he or she is assigned and planning the nursing care needed to meet those needs, including spiritual, emotional and physiological needs.
  • Once planned the RN is responsible for seeing that the plan of care is carried out through performance and or leadership of supervised personnel and that the plan of care is evaluated.
  • He or She is directly accountable to the Nurse Manager for the quality of patient care delivered.
  • He or She modifies and delivers care that is specific to the age, growth, and development of patients according to unit scope of service.
  • When serving in the charge role, he or she is responsible for clinical and leadership functions.
  • He or She is responsible for assessing the needs of each patient and planning the nursing care needed to meet those needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Employee must hold a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina.
  • The RN must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and written and possess the ability to assess, plan, direct, intervene and evaluate patient care.

Other Information

  • Hours - Full-Time - 36 hours.
  • Flexible scheduling options with self-scheduling.
  • Professional staff development opportunities that promote expert clinical and leadership pathways.
  • Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

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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