RN - Orthopedic Unit - Greenville, NC

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933742

Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Health care is so much more than medicine. It’s education. It’s prevention. It’s partnering with individuals and communities across our region to make sure all the resources you need – whether it’s a health screening, support group or hospital care – are available where you live. Vidant Health services span across 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. Yes, we work here, and we live here too. You are our friends and our neighbors, and together, we’re on a journey to a healthier you.

Ortho 6 is a general/Intermediate unit that provides services to the young adult to geriatric Orthopedic population.  We are a 32 flex bed unit can take up to intermediate level patients.  Our patients’ primary diagnoses include, but are not limited to: total joint replacement, spinal surgery, and orthopedic trauma.

Ortho 6 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) is required to be obtained within one year.

Skills that will be utilized are skeletal traction, bucks traction, cervical traction, arterial lines, central lines, lumbar drains, wound dressings, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, monitoring arterial lines, various intravenous drips ie. Cardizem, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring. 

Professional staff development opportunities that promote expert clinical and leadership pathways

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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