RN - Neuroscience Intermediate Unit - NSIU- Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Located in Greenville, the fast-growing cultural hub of eastern North Carolina, Vidant Medical Center is the heart of the Vidant Health system. We have more than 900 licensed beds and are proud to offer extensive inpatient and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people across 29 counties.

Vidant Medical Center is the third largest Level I Trauma Center in the nation and serves as the flagship teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. We are a tertiary care referral center and designated Magnet hospital. Our thousands of dedicated health care professionals include specialists from all over the country and around the world.

Primary Population

Neurosciences Intermediate Unit provides support for the neuro-surgical and neuro-medicine populations. Patients in this setting may require frequent neurological assessments and collaborative evaluations to manage intermediate care status. Continuity of care is facilitated in this unit through ICU transition for optimization of clinical outcomes. The population will include but is not limited to:

• Acute Stroke management (ischemic, hemorrhagic, SAH, etc.)

• Post Neuro-surgical management (craniotomy, ventriculostomy, complex neuro-spine)

• Seizure management (epilepsy, post-ictal and pseudo-seizures)

• Demyelinating diseases of the brain (Multiple Sclerosis)

• Demyelinating Polyneuropathies (Guillain-Barre)    

NSIU receives overflow of populations such as trauma and medical patients at times.  Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs.  BLS is required upon hire; ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course) are required to be obtained within two years.

Skills that will be utilized are NIHSS, Lumbar puncture assistance, arterial lines, central lines, tracheotomy patients, lumbar drains, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, various intravenous drips ie. cardiac, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring. 

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.

Other Information

Primary Population:

Neurosciences Intermediate Unit provides support for the neuro-surgical and neuro-medicine populations. Patients in this setting may require frequent neurological assessments and collaborative evaluations to manage intermediate care status. Continuity of care is facilitated in this unit through ICU transition for optimization of clinical outcomes. The population will include but is not limited to:

• Acute Stroke management (ischemic, hemorrhagic, SAH, etc.)

• Post Neuro-surgical management (craniotomy, ventriculostomy, complex neuro-spine)

• Seizure management (epilepsy, post-ictal and pseudo-seizures)

• Demyelinating diseases of the brain (Multiple Sclerosis)

• Demyelinating Polyneuropathies (Guillain-Barre)    

NSIU receives overflow of populations such as trauma and medical patients at times.  Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs.  BLS is required upon hire; ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course) are required to be obtained within two years.

Skills that will be utilized are NIHSS, Lumbar puncture assistance, arterial lines, central lines, tracheotomy patients, lumbar drains, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, various intravenous drips ie. cardiac, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring. 

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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