RN - Surgical ICU - Greenville, NC

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934583

Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

About the Unit

Surgical Intensive Care Unit is a 24 bed ICU that provides support for the critically ill surgical and/or trauma patient; this ICU is a crucial part of our Level One Trauma Center. The critically ill trauma patient includes approximately 75% of the patients admitted to the SICU. Common diagnoses include, but are not limited to, severe sepsis, multi system trauma injuries, organ transplant, respiratory failure, acute renal failure, and multisystem organ failure. The patient population within SICU will include but is not limited to:

  • Critically ill and injured multi-system trauma (including neuro trauma)
  • Additional patient populations admitted to the SICU for critical care and monitoring include: Surgical oncology, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, OB/GYN, renal and pancreas transplant recipients, and organ donor patients including brain death donation and donation after cardiac death.
  • SICU is a closed ICU in which the Trauma Critical Care Physician admits all patients 24/7.
  • SICU has achieved the GOLD - Beacon Award for Excellence through the American Association of Critical Care.
  • The unit mission statement is “Teamwork, where everyone works together, everyone wins together!".

Position Summary

  • Deliver direct, quality patient care, utilizing a basic clinical skill level and knowledge base.

  • Develop, implements and evaluates/revises a plan of care.

  • Attends educational programs and staff orientation which promotes personal and professional development.

  • Participate in Service Excellence Program.

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.

  • The ability to treat patients under EastCare protocols is determined by the EastCare Medical Director.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Other Information

  • Hours - Full-Time - 36 hours per week.

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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