Staff Nurse I

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Vidant Medical Center



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

Emergency Department is divided into 7 areas providing care across the continuum of patients ages 19 years and older.

  • Pivot- First nurse in lobby
  • Triage- 2 staging area
  • Non Acute side- 22 beds
  • Acute Side- 33 beds
  • Trauma- 3 Bays
  • Teal- 8 Behavioral Health Beds
  • Blue Zone- 6 staging chairs

Message from the Manager
The Emergency Department is a challenging, fast-paced environment with lots of learning opportunities. We believe in patient/family centered care.  We work closely with our physician partners to provide safe quality care.  We have multiple staff members that are Certified Emergency Nurses. We are a Level 1 Trauma and a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center. We are also a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Teamwork is the key to our success. 


  • RN ratio for 1:1 for Trauma/ Code Strokes, 1:4 on Non- Acute side. 1:3 on Acute Side. Ratio can change based on staffing needs        
  • Flexible scheduling options with self-scheduling 


  • Full-Time---work (3) 12-shifts/week, work 4 weekend shifts in a 6-week period
  • Part-Time--- work (2) 12 hours shifts/week, work 2 weekend shifts in a 6-week period
  • Supplemental positions- supplemental RNs work in accordance to their Supplemental Contract


  • 18 weeks / New RN graduates; Less than 12 weeks for experienced RNs based on individual competencies
  • Work clinical coaches’ schedule, may also have an alternate coach identified
  • Structured week-by-week program based on ideal patient situations/diagnosis—shift assignments evaluated in accordance with orientation weeks/opportunities
  • Scheduled on day/mid shift and/or night shift

Dress Code

  • Solid black or white uniforms for Nurses
  • All teal or teal top with white pants for Support Staff

Professional Growth

  • Clinical Ladder (RISE) is promoted for staff to grow professionally and our team is committed to making staff successful through this endeavor.
  • Professional organization membership and certification is encouraged.  

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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