RN - Neurosciences Intermediate Unit - Greenville, NC

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929299

Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

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.

Position Summary

Unit Information
NSIU provides care for patients with neuro-medicine and neurosurgical diagnoses that is not limited to: 

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

  • Post Neuro-surgical management (craniotomy, lumbar drains, complex neuro-spine, Deep Brain Stimulation, Carotid Endarterectomy)

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

  • Demyelinating diseases of the brain (Multiple Sclerosis)

  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathies (Guillain-Barre)  

  • Trach and Vent management

Message from the Manager
Neuroscience Intermediate Unit is a challenging, fast-paced environment with lots of learning opportunities to gain knowledge on medical and surgical care with a specialized focus in neuroscience. This team has achieved excellent patient outcomes proved by their honor to be an AACN Silver-level Beacon of Excellence in nursing unit. You will be a part of a collaborative inter-professional team believing work should be enjoyable, innovative, and worthwhile.
 

Staffing/Scheduling

  • RN ratio for 1:4 and 2:6 depending on patient acuity        

  • Flexible scheduling options with self-scheduling

  • Responsible to provide care in accordance with the NC BON Nurse Practice Act, ANA Standards of Practice and other standards and policies in accordance with Vidant Health.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree or Diploma is required.

  • Bachelors Degree is preferred.

  • 0 - 2 years experience is required.

  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required.

  • Basic Life Support is required.

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required: (i.e. supervision, computers, etc.)

  • Flexibility in scheduling to meet the twenty four (24) hour needs of the patients.

  • Possess organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to utilize effective and confidential communication in patient, interdisciplinary, and staff relationships.

  • Maintains stable performance levels under conditions of pressure and multiple demands.

  • Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications.

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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