RN - Orthopedics - Greenville, NC

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933831

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

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.

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.  

Staffing/Scheduling

  • RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4        

  • Flexible scheduling options with self-scheduling 

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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