Job ID: 947636
Facility: The Outer Banks Hospital, Inc.
Location: Nags Head, NC
Date Posted: Feb 19, 2021
About the Outer Banks Hospital
Located in the beautiful coastal town of Nags Head, NC. The Outer Banks Hospital offers high-quality care in a compassionate environment—it’s what we’re known for on the Outer Banks.
We opened in March 2002 as a joint venture between Vidant Health and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. Our facility includes eighteen acute care medical-surgical beds, two labor and delivery/recovery/post-partum beds, a level II nursery bed, a designated caesarian section room, three operating rooms, outpatient and diagnostic services along with a 24-hour emergency department. Affiliated with The Outer Banks Hospital is The Outer Banks Medical Group (a Vidant Medical Group partner) which is comprised of eight physician practices.
As a community hospital, we offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. We meet the health care needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to 250,000 in the summer months.
We welcome you to make a difference with us and become a part of a collaborative community that touches lives, including yours.
Primary duties will be related to community COVID initiatives both within and external of the organization. Responsible for creating the first impression of the organization's services to patients and families and other external customers.
Work in a COVID related role within the Vidant Health System, in varying settings that may include regional medical clinic settings, office environments, mobile testing sites, laboratory settings, and/or hospital settings. Support Vidant's mission to meet the needs of region wide communities in response to the COVID pandemic, related resources, testing initiatives, treatment options, and vaccination initiatives.
RN: The Staff Nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care and supervise departmental partnerships to achieve positive patient outcomes. The Staff Nurse demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life-span, and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patien's status, and interpret the appropriate information required to identify needs of the patient relative to his or her age and condition.
LPN: Assist in providing direct quality patient care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the assessment of patients. Assists in developing, implementing and evaluating/revising the plan of care. Attends educational programs and staff orientation which promote and professional development.
Associate or diploma in nursing or higher
Current North Carolina RN or LPN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required:
Ability to work in varying environmental conditions and weather variations
Basic computer skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates competencies in nursing practice
Flexibility in scheduling to meet the twenty four hour needs of patients
Possess organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
Ability to utilize effective and confidential communication
Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications
Maintains stable performance levels under conditions of pressure and multiple demands
The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description. The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position. The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position. Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary. The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.
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This is a full-time, 36 hours per week, position.
This position is eligible for full-time team member benefits.
This position will work primarily in the COVID Testing Center, but may on ocassion work in the Urgent Care Centers.