RN, Women's Services, Full-time nights, Vidant Beaufort Hospital

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Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region.   Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Responsibilities

  • Administers nursing care with appropriate knowledge and skills to critical medical and telemetry patients.     
  • Identifies and provides appropriate education and support to patients and family experiencing the dying process. 
  • Identifies discharge planning needs of patient/family/significant other on admission.
  • Verifies and documents Informed Consent per policy and procedure (surgical, conscious sedation, blood administration).
  •  Identifies and documents patient/family/significant other teaching needs upon admission
  • Provides patient teaching on a continuous basis and documents using the integrated teaching tool.
  • Develops patient/family/significant other teaching and discharge plan as per unit standard.
  • Plan of care will include nursing diagnosis statement, interventions, 24-hour outcomes, and discharge outcomes for each identified problem. This also includes updating plans of care for those patients in restraints, whether medical or behavioral
  • Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/family/significant other, in order to address all identified needs.
  • Participates in the collection of Performance Improvement data. Adheres to Health System and departmental policies and procedures. Practices effective communication with peers, physicians, management, and all other stakeholders.  
  • Develops nursing care plans, executes them, and discusses plan with patient and family members. Enters orders in the computer and participates in daily operation of Women's Services. Attends required in-services, yearly education, and departmental meetings.
  • Performs admission assessments and subsequent assessments collecting data reflective of the patient’s status, and interprets collected information to identify each patient’s nursing care requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs. Provides care as needed and described by Health System policies and procedures. Completes all required documentation. Addresses patients¿ learning needs and ability. Works to promote general health by educating patients and family members on warning signs and symptoms of specific disease processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
  • Current registration in the state or eligibility to do so 
  • BLS current certification 
  • ACLS current certification perferred, or required within one year of employment 
  • Basic dysrhythmia class within one year of employment

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in labor and delivery 
  • Experience in the nursery 
  • Availabilitly for call and on short notice 
  • NRP, STABLE, Fetal monitoring

Other Information

  • Full-time position
  • Nights
  • 7:00 pm - 7:00 am
  • Experience Preferred

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

For additional information, please contact:

Ronda SmithHuman Resources Assistant

Email: Ronda.Smith@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 975-4321

 

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