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FILLED N Medical Surgical Nurse

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 63954
Job Family: Nursing-Clinical
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030404-Nursing - 9 Reynolds Tower


Are you an experienced and dedicated Registered Nurse with a burning passion for advancing patient care in the realm of Trauma Surgery? Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is calling upon individuals like you to become a vital part of our esteemed Trauma department. If you possess the wisdom and expertise to navigate the intricate world of trauma while delivering compassionate care, we have an exceptional opportunity awaiting your arrival. Join our ranks at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, where groundbreaking science meets unwavering patient advocacy, and where your nursing skills become a beacon of hope for those seeking answers and healing. Step into a role that promises innovation, camaraderie, and a chance to make an indelible mark on the lives of those we serve. 


Position Highlights:  

  • Sign-on Bonus:$15,000 sign-on bonus for qualified candidates!   
  • Department:  Trauma Surgery Med/Surg (9 RT)
  • Location:  Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC  
  • Shift Schedule:  Full time (36 hours), Days, 7:00am - 7:00pm 


What We Offer:  

  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 22.5 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.  
  • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $2,500 per year towards a bachelor’s degree and up to $5,000 per year towards a graduate degree.  
  • Wellness Incentives: Take advantage of up to $1,350 per year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program, prioritizing your well-being.  
  • Parental Benefits: We understand the importance of family, providing six weeks of paid birthing-mother maternity leave and four weeks of paid parental leave for non-birthing parents.  
  • Retirement: Secure your financial future with up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions.  


What You’ll Need:  

  • Graduation from accredited School of Nursing; BSN preferred.  
  • Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina Board of Nursing  
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required   
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire, per unit guidelines   
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire, per unit guidelines   


How You’ll Impact Patient Care:  

As a skilled and compassionate RN, you will play a pivotal role in our healthcare team, leading the coordination of patient care from assessment to evaluation. Your expertise will be showcased as you prescribe, delegate, and carefully orchestrate nursing care tailored to each patient's unique needs, encompassing their age, health/illness status, and physiological/psychosocial well-being. By joining our dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and contribute to our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional and top-quality healthcare.  


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   

  1. Patient/Family Centered Care:Utilize the nursing process to deliver compassionate care, placing patients and their families at the center of every decision. Conduct thorough assessments, develop nursing diagnoses, identify outcomes, plan interventions, and coordinate care to promote optimal health and wellbeing in accordance with the policies of WFBH.  
  2. Patient Discharge & Referrals:Participates in multidisciplinary discharge planning referrals to hospital and community resources as needed.  
  3. Safe, Therapeutic, and Healing Environment: Create a secure and healing environment by safeguarding patient privacy and ensuring responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Embrace technology and equipment to enhance patient and staff safety.  
  4. Effective Communication:Demonstrate excellent communication skills to foster collaboration among the healthcare team, facilitating information sharing throughout the continuum of care. Active participation in our professional practice model and shared governance initiatives will promote teamwork, leadership, and clinical excellence.  
  5. Professional Growth and Accountability: Function effectively in a professional setting by actively participating in peer review, professional development, and adherence to care standards. Exhibit effective team skills, autonomous practice, and critical thinking, acknowledging accountability for actions.  
  6. Patient Advocacy: Act as a passionate patient advocate throughout the continuum of care, advocating for their needs and preferences in all patient settings, including the community.  
  7. Care Management and Clinical Prioritization: Coordinate the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services by applying care management principles. Identify clinical priorities and initiate action to continuously improve patient outcomes.  
  8. Promotion of Healthy Work Environment: Embrace and contribute to our professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promoting a healthy and supportive work environment. Take personal responsibility for professional growth and development.  


If you are a dedicated nurse looking to make a difference in patient care, we welcome you to be a part of our team at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. Join us and experience the fulfillment of providing exceptional healthcare in a supportive and dynamic environment.  Apply today!