RN - Weekend Option - Orthopedics - Greenville, NC

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935805

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.

Primary Population

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

Professional organization membership and certification are encouraged at the two year mark of employment.  Ortho takes pride in our patient satisfaction scores and our performance on quality indicators.  Our team is looking for staff that sees the surgical population as their passion and places quality/safe patient care at the forefront of your practice.                                  

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.

Contact Information

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